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Air Pollution and the Young Brain
Early exposure to air pollution can cause changes to an area of babies' brains associated with ASD, depression and anxiety later in life.
Oral Health As a Hedge Against Dementia
Periodontal health may protect your cognitive health. Inflamed gums and tooth loss appear to raise the risk of mental decline.
COVID's Lasting Effects on Kids
Kids hospitalized with COVID before vaccines were available suffered from a number of long-term problems like fatigue and breathlessness.
You May Have Already Had COVID
Blood samples taken from people during the Omicron surge showed plenty of recent infections. But many of those tested reported no symptoms.
Nurses who come from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds can reduce the life-threatening risks that accompany many minority pregnancies.
A Second Look at Salt
Anyone with high blood pressure knows that salt is not their friend. But certain heart failure patients need more, not less, salt.
Liver Disease is on the Rise in Kids
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise in kids. Prenatal exposure to certain chemicals appears to be a source of the problem.
Age and Alcohol
Drinking alcohol is far more damaging to those under 40 than their elders, a global study finds. Some tips for cutting back.
The Sorry State of Americans' Heart Health
Heart health in the U.S. is getting worse. More of a problem: We know what to do about it, personally and societally, but tend not to act.
What Teens Think about COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
Prizes and giveaways are among the incentives used to motivate teens to get vaccinated. But not all teens think they're the right approach.
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