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Are You a Super Fan? Avoid Damaging Your Voice

Tags: alcohol, dehydration, hydration, sore throat, voice

One of the most fun aspects of watching a big sporting event like the Super Bowl is cheering on your team. Many of us will go to work or school on Monday with a scratchy throat and raspy voice.


We Are Living Longer Lives Worldwide

Healthcare ROI: We Are Living Longer Lives Worldwide

Tags: Future of Healthcare, healthcare, heart disease

Humanity got a wonderful gift between 1990 and 2013 -- six years of extra life. Those born in 2013 can look forward to a 71st birthday. That’s an enormous leap.


Pneumonia and Heart Disease Risk

Pneumonia May Raise Heart Disease Risk as Much as Smoking

Tags: bacterial infection, cholesterol, diabetes, heart, heart disease, lung disorders, pneumonia, smoking, study, viral infection

Results show hospitalization for pneumonia was associated with increased short- and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, especially for those age 65 and older. The risk was highest in the first year after hospitalization


emergency checklist form

Use This Emergency First-Aid Kit Checklist to Be Prepared

Tags: emergency, medications

You can’t predict when a natural disaster or emergency will strike. What you can do is prepare for it in case it does.


Groundbreaking Study Sheds New Light on Treating Blood Cancers

Groundbreaking Study Sheds Light on Treating Blood Cancers

Tags: blood diseases, cancer, leukemia, study

Treating blood cancers presents unique challenges. It's more difficult to truly pinpoint the cancerous cells. The answer may not be a new drug or therapy -- but perhaps just a new way of using the drugs we have.


Pair of red boxing gloves isolated on white

Why Do Some Boxers Develop Dementia and Some Don’t?

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, brain fog, brain health, brain injury, dementia, depression, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, traumatic brain injury TBI

The boxing community has known for decades that repeated blows to a fighter’s head can result in permanent brain damage. Now, a four-year-old study looking for answers as to why punch drunk happens is coming to Cleveland.


medical research equipment

4 Ways Science Will Change Your Health in 2015

Tags: diagnostic tests, heart disease, research, vaccines

These four discoveries made headlines in the past. Now, they’re poised to make a real impact on patient care in 2015 and beyond.


Pregnant woman and ultrasound scan photo

Why You Should Avoid ‘Keepsake’ Ultrasounds

Tags: pregnancy, ultrasound

If you’re pregnant, you’re probably eager to see what your baby looks like. But the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning expectant moms and dads about businesses looking to capitalize on this curiosity.


New Study Finds Injections Are Best for Your Knee Arthritis Pain

New Study Finds Injections Are Best for Your Knee Arthritis Pain

Tags: acetaminophen, arthritis, knee, knee pain, osteoarthritis, study

There are various options for treating the painful symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, and researchers wanted to understand which non-surgical treatments work best. In a recent study, they compared different options.


The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself

Tags: healthy weight, obesity, weight gain, weight loss

Find out which day is the one on which your weight is the least likely to fluctuate. This can make week-to-week comparisons more accurate and ultimately help to spur weight-loss success.