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What would the Sisters say about #MeToo?
An open letter to the caregivers of Providence St. Joseph Health
Shining a light on poverty and heart disease
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in developing countries and in low-income populations in the first world.
Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's
Exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.
Managing seasonal allergies in children takes housework and detective work
Allergies in children can present themselves year-round, but with proper testing and daily precautions, parents can help alleviate the symptoms.
The heart to carry on
Brandon Rowland’s move to Montana opened new possibilities to repair his faulty tricuspid valve
Your daily choices can lessen — or increase — your heart risk
You might not realize how your daily decisions have ramifications that can reach all the way to the vessels of your heart. The good news is that you can get ahead of heart problems.
Wheeze, sneeze, compete: Athletes and asthma
Although athletes suffer from asthma at a higher rate than the general public, it doesn’t mean they can’t compete at an elite level.
The best home remedies for a coughing baby
It hurts to hear your baby cough, but not every distress requires a doctor visit. There are some remedies you can try at home.
What are we doing when we yawn?
For such a common behavior, yawning has been the subject of a lot of speculation and not a lot of concrete explanation. It plays both a physiological and sociological role.
It’s treatable: Many bounce back from congestive heart failure
Despite the sinister-sounding diagnosis, congestive heart failure is highly survivable. With expert treatment, many patients can enjoy a normal lifespan and a high quality of life.
You can’t break your funny bone, but small stress fractures can happen to anyone
Somewhere on the lower end of the scale of medical problems are compressed nerves and minor stress fractures. While these can be painful, they are highly treatable, with full recovery likely.
Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?
Wine and coffee have generated decades' worth of debate and studies examining the benefits or harmful effects of each. It takes time and careful reading to sort through the claims and counterclaims.
Cooking with essential oils: a little dab will do
Always dilute essential oils when cooking or ingesting
Diets for change
Different diets are designed with different goals in mind, from weight loss to heart health to sustainability
Don't wait until summer to think about skin cancer
Protecting your skin from sun damage is a year-round job
Are you really lactose intolerant?
Unlike people with lactose intolerance who may be able to consume dairy in limited quantities without a problem, if you have a casein allergy you should avoid milk and milk products entirely
Horoscopes aside, your birth month really does affect your health
Human biology is modulated by seasonal changes in complex ways
Camp and sports physicals: Prepping for summertime fun
One of the most important things you can do to help your child stay safe and have a fun summer is to schedule a physical before they head off to camp or practice
Early detection is key to beating oral, head and neck cancer
Learn more about the sixth most-common cancer in the U.S.
Just what the doctor ordered: Xealth powers digital prescriptions to your mobile