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Why anxiety often accompanies balance disorders, and what to do about it

When you live with a health condition that affects your balance, you likely know what it’s like to live with anxiety—possibly even panic attacks, too. Chronic vertigo, dizziness, and disequilibrium are often caused by vestibular disorders and tend to go hand in hand with anxiety, making an already challenging health problem much more difficult to… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

About Asthma And The Foods To Eat And Avoid

What is asthma? As per modern aspect: Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs that causes difficulty in breathing. Its symptoms occur when there is a swelling in the airways and muscles. Production of excessive mucus fills the airways and reduces the amount of air that can pass through the lungs.… Read More »

Americans are suffering from financial stress. Here’s what you can do about it

Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty Images We are tasked today with making many financial decisions, from managing our student loans to contributing to retirement accounts. Plus there’s paying credit card debt on time and keeping our credit score as high as possible. All of these are important, because our financial future is… Read More »