Thousands, perhaps millions, of people who try to quit antidepressant drugs experience stinging withdrawal symptoms that last for months to years: insomnia, surges of anxiety, even so-called brain zaps,
Every month, nearly 63 million people bring home a traditional Social Security benefit check. By "traditional," I mean as an eligible retired worker, a survivor of a deceased worker, or as a long-term
The 2018 tax season is here! We are finally going to see the effects of the tax law change at the end of 2017. And as you can image, lots of questions are coming in already. One subject that has really
Many parents are squeezing potentially unhealthy amounts of toothpaste on their children’s brushes, health officials warned in a study released on Friday. The study, by the Centers for Disease Control
Larry Weller didn’t want to spoil the party. Surrounded by relatives who had gathered to celebrate his oldest granddaughter’s 18th birthday at a favorite Italian restaurant, he fervently hoped that no
As Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a game-changer for health care. Starting this month,
As the story goes, nearly 80 years ago on the Faroe Islands — a stark North Atlantic archipelago 200 miles off the coast of Scotland — a neurologic epidemic may have washed, or rather convoyed, ashore.
If you believe that income tax rates will increase in the future- as many finance and tax experts do- then you will agree that the Roth IRA is often a better choice than the traditional IRA, if the objective
(CNN) — Here's another reason why getting a good night's sleep should be on your must-do list: Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque
Meet the average American man. He weighs 198 pounds and stands 5 feet 9 inches tall. He has a 40-inch waist, and his body mass index is 29, at the high end of the “overweight” category. The picture for
Are we underestimating the harms of legalizing marijuana? Those who hold this view have been in the news recently, saying that research shows we are moving too far too fast without understanding the damage.
A painful disease once known for afflicting wealthy kings is making a comeback, and fad diets like keto may be partly to
Feast like a king, and you could get gout like one too. The condition, a type of inflammatory arthritis, can arise when people load up on purine-rich foods and drinks — things like bacon, steak, scallops,
If you store grains in your pantry, you've probably had the unfortunate experience of opening a package or jar to find tiny bugs living inside. You're not alone — there are more than 200 species of these
Prostate cancer often presents unique challenges to patients and physicians alike. It can be indolent and nonaggressive — or life-threatening and everything in between. Unlike most cancers that have a
We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right? The newest issue of American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal takes all the