Over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can affect your heart – Harvard Health Blog

As the cold and flu season continues this year, it is important to be aware that many of the most commonly used over-the-counter...

How to prevent poisonings in children — and what to do if they happen...

March 17–March 23, 2019 is National Poison Prevention Week Every day in the United States, over 300 children under the age of 20 are...

How long does a joint replacement last? – Harvard Health Blog

Joint replacement surgery represents one of the biggest and most life-changing advances in modern medicine. It has meant the difference between disability from...

Something else to avoid in pregnancy: Phthalates – Harvard Health Blog

Most pregnant women know that they should avoid things like alcohol and tobacco while they are pregnant, as well as certain foods like...

Banishing dry winter skin – Harvard Health Blog

Do you have dry, itchy winter skin? You’re not alone. During the winter months, many of my patients come into clinic asking about...

Can exercise extend your life? – Harvard Health Blog

Exercise provides a remarkable variety of health benefits, which range from strengthening bones to positive effects on mood and helping to prevent chronic...

Just do it… yourself: At-home colorectal cancer screening – Harvard Health Blog

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Yet despite the ability of CRC screening to detect colon cancer early,...

Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health – Harvard Health Blog

As a neuropsychologist, my research interests have focused on the link between sleep and cognitive health. As I have gotten older, I have...

Stretching: Less pain, other gains – Harvard Health Blog

As you get older, your toes may seem farther away. Stretching to reach them can take a lot more effort than it once...

Fear of cancer recurrence: Mind-body tools offer hope – Harvard Health Blog

Every year, there are more adults who have been diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. All of them face the...

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