Health Research


Surprising Signs of Adult-Onset Asthma

That persistent cough that keeps you up at night may stem from more than just a tickle in the back of your throat. It could...

July 10, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or one of the thousands of...

June 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

June 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

June 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing...

June 12, 2018 / 3 min read


Spirituality and Mental Health: Treating Mind, Body...

While medical approaches to disease and healing have long used science and data to identify and treat the root cause of illness, psychological counseling to...

May 31, 2018 / 3 min read


Weight-Loss Surgery’s Vital Link to Diet, Nutrition

Obesity remains at epidemic levels among U.S. adults and it’s a growing concern with children as well. Since the early 1990s, weight-loss surgery — or...

May 29, 2018 / 2 min read


Depression in Adolescents, Teens Rising Dramatically

Depression is a health condition that has a negative impact on overall well-being, and the number of young Americans experiencing it is increasing. The number...

May 24, 2018 / 4 min read


End-of-Life Care: Talking About Death and Dying

The use of ‘comfort care’ in news announcements about Barbara Bush’s declining health before her recent death highlighted the choices faced by those chronically ill...

May 15, 2018 / 3 min read