Your body makes a fair amount of mucus and saliva every day. Can postnasal drip make you queasy? An otolarynologist provides The Short Answer.
What should you do when shaving, waxing or plucking inflames the hair follicles? Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, provides The Short Answer for teens.
A visit to your pharmacy reveals row upon row of cough drops, cough syrups and other products. How well do they work? Family medicine physician Donald Ford, MD, provides The Short Answer.
How well do over-the-counter “cheaters” work — and when is it really better to invest in prescription reading glasses? Optometrist Robert Engel, OD, offers The Short Answer.
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Is it possible to find a medication that will strengthen your thinning bones without aggravating your heartburn? Rheumatologists Chad Deal, MD, and Abby Abelson, MD, provide The Short Answer.
You see eggs labeled “cage-free,” “free-range” and “hormone-free.” Which label actually matters? Functional medicine physician Mark Hyman, MD, supplies The Short Answer.
In functional medicine, we see food not just as energy, but as information and instructions for your hormones, brain chemistry, gut flora and immune system.
Artificial sweeteners have no calories, but are they better than sugar? Get The Short Answer from functional medicine specialist Mark Hyman, MD.
If your blood pressure jumps at the sight of a doctor’s or nurse’s uniform, does that mean you’ve got white coat hypertension? Family physician David Brill, DO, provides The Short Answer.
This low-carb diet was originally created for people with epilepsy. Can people with type 2 diabetes follow it safely? A dietitian shares The Short Answer.