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Unapproved Drugs in “Brain Boosting” Supplements
Many supplements sold to improve memory and thinking contain unapproved drugs usually prescribed for mental disorders and brain injuries.
A COVID-19 Comprehension Test
Most journals and public health agencies make their coverage of information on COVID freely available. But not everyone can understand it.
Add Nutrition to Your Yearly Checkup
Health depends in large part on diet, but few doctors ask about it. The AHA looked at ways to get a picture of patients' eating habits.
Make Telemedicine Accessible for Seniors
Telemedicine is safer for seniors, but vision and hearing loss and technology are obstacles to using it. Here are trends that should help.
Food Stamps Pay Health Dividends
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance or SNAP program may seem expensive, but its price appears to be offset by savings in healthcare costs.
Flu Vaccines Help the Heart
Having a flu shot protects you from more than the flu virus; it can prevent heart problems, too. So why do so few hospitals offer it?
Seniors' New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World
Seniors are the largest COVID-19 high risk group. How they travel, gather with friends and receive medical care will never be the same.
Catching Cancer Early
It may soon be possible to detect some of the deadliest cancers years earlier than ever before using a simple blood test.
A Woman's Heart
Women's hearts don't get the respect they should. Too often issues like hypertension and high cholesterol are left un- or under-treated.
It's hard to believe that some people don't feel masks are necessary. A new study makes clear just how far COVID spreads when people talk.
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