For the past several decades, those suffering from depression have been told that by boosting serotonin levels, brain chemicals will re-balance and mood will improve. It’s no surprise then that more than one in 10 Americans age 12 and older take some form of antidepressant medication designed to increase serotonin levels, offsetting the chemical imbalance.
Medicare – the country’s largest health insurer with 50 million beneficiaries, most over the age of 65 – announced plans this week to reimburse physicians for conversations with patients about end-of-life treatment options.
School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Whether it’s their first year at school or they’re already climbing the ranks, you want to ensure they are making healthy choices when it comes to lunch. However, one aspect you may not have considered when it comes to lunch options is dental health.Continue Reading →
Insured or uninsured, we all feel the pinch of higher health care costs. Get the most bang for your buck by shopping around. Comparison shopping could save you time and money on routine medical services.Continue Reading →
Brandie DePaoli Taylor, Ph.D. will lead a research team that will study subtypes of preeclampsia with different severity. She hopes to help clinicians get ahead of the illness through a new study to identify biomarkers of the disease with the three-year, $181,507 study funded by The Discovery Foundation.Continue Reading →
Dashwood explores how to take the most beneficial parts of food and use them to fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.Continue Reading →
Parenting is no walk in the park, it’s filled with daily decisions – some large, some small - many of which can affect the well being of your child for years to come. One of the most important decisions new moms must make is what they will feed their new bundle of joy: breast milk or formula?Continue Reading →