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Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply

Deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Cirrhosis-related deaths increased by 65 percent from 1999 to 2016, and deaths from liver cancer doubled, the study said. The rise in death rates was …

University of Michigan

A message of hope: Transgender community gathers in Norfolk to remember the lives of those lost to violence

NORFOLK<p>Sabrina felt free going to Wal-Mart last spring.<p>Her wife was more scared because it was the first time Sabrina had gone out in public as a …

LGBTQI

Improving your mobility

A fundamental goal of healthy aging is to keep walking as long as possible. Barring an injury or disabling disease, most of us think of the ability …

What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking?

We all know smoking is bad for you. But did you realize how effective your body is at repairing itself?<p>Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic …

Cleveland Clinic

Key social reward circuit in the brain impaired in kids with autism

Deficits in the brain’s reward circuit are linked to social deficits in children with autism and may point the way toward better treatments, …

Autism

Foods that fight inflammation

Doctors are learning that one of the best ways to quell inflammation lies not in the medicine cabinet, but in the refrigerator.<p>Updated: August 13, …

Wellness

Transcript of "How we study the microbes living in your gut"

There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune …

Immune System

This New, Weird Diet Might Be The Best Thing For Gut Health & Weight Loss. Here's Why — And Exactly What To Do

Food Trends<p>This New, Weird Diet Might Be The Best Thing For Gut Health & Weight Loss. Here's Why — And Exactly What To Do<p>Vincent M. Pedre, M.D. Gut …

Nutrition

Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days (Infographic)

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic …

Cleveland Clinic

5 Easy Ways to Lose Weight, 20 Minutes at a Time

Committing to losing weight is a big enough challenge on its own, and even more challenging if you have a jam-packed schedule. You may think you need …

highintensity

How Tendinosis Differs From Tendonitis & Why It Matters

Tendinosis is a condition that is characterized by swelling and pain of a tendon. Tendinosis is often confused with tendinitis, a condition which …

Pain

Wrist Tendonitis: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Wrist tendonitis, also called tenosynovitis, is a common condition characterized by irritation and inflammation of the tendons around the wrist …

Pain

How Are Tendonitis and Bursitis Different?

Tendinitis and bursitis are two relatively common conditions that involve inflammation of the soft tissue around muscles and bones, most often in the …

Pain

Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts

One of the most contentious areas of health policy over the past two decades has been the safety of vaccination. Vaccines prevent the outbreak of …

Public Health

After 200 columns, here are some of my favorite foods in Hampton Roads

Two hundred. That’s a nice number isn’t it? Think of, for example, 200 pairs of shoes! Or, to be more practical, 200 newspaper columns. This is …

Hampton Roads

Want to Lose Weight, Boost Energy? 5 Reasons to Eat Breakfast

Do you often skip breakfast? Maybe it’s because you’re running late. Perhaps you’re not that hungry when you wake up. Or maybe you think no breakfast …

Nutrition

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

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Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. …

Lyme Disease

Circadian Rhythms, Thyroid Hormone and Vision Loss

Circadian clock gene Bmal1 controls thyroid hormone-mediated spectral identity and function of cone photoreceptors. Cross section of a mouse retina …

WARNING: Stress & Anxiety Cause Low Testosterone & Accelerated Aging

I’ve writen lot of articles about how to <b>increase your testosterone levels</b>, so you can look and feel younger. So you can have higher libido, fix …

Wellness

Can You Eat Your Way to a Better Mood?

Healthy eating is often highlighted for its ability to change your energy levels, improve athletic performance, contribute to weight loss and lower …

Wellness

Pictures: What’s Missing From Your Diet?

Wellness

Surviving a Heart Attack: What You Need to Know (Infographic)

If you or someone you love has heart attack symptoms, you should get to the emergency department within an hour. Don’t delay. It will save your life. …

5 Better-Than-Ice-Cream Frozen Desserts Under 200 Calories

Even the most loyal ice cream lover may find themself craving a sweet and tangy Pina Colada Popsicle or a rich spoonful of Espresso Granita with …

Food

How your age affects your appetite

We all need food every day, but our changing relationship with it through the years can have a big impact on our health.<p>Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – …

Holistic Medicine

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

"This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! We added more veggies and used natural (not condensed) soup to make this recipe …

Cooking

Lower Blood Pressure In Two Weeks | High Blood Pressure | Andrew Weil, M.D.

shares<p>1 min<p>Specific changes in diet and exercise can help reduce blood pressure by an average of 19 points in only 14 days without medication, …

High Blood Pressure

10 of the Healthiest Fast-Food Dishes You Can Order

Here’s a simple rule: If you’re trying to eat healthy, don’t eat fast food. That’s a solid way to keep your meals wholesome and your calories in …

Nutrition