When Does Old Age Start? It Depends on Who You Ask
The goalpost for old age has been moving. Until now. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prospects for Crohn's Relief Brighten With New Advancements
More than 1 million Americans live with Crohn’s, a chronic and sometimes crippling bowel disease that affects the intestines and leads to digestive issues. But in 2024, breakthroughs could bring relief in different ways. Here's what to know. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easing Marijuana Laws Doesn ’t Mean the Drug Is Safer
You shouldn’t draw major conclusions about the safety of marijuana amid the recent announcement that federal regulators may reclassify the drug, experts are cautioning. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Female Doctors Better? Here's What to Know
A new study suggests female doctors may provide patients better care, especially when those patients are women. Here's what to know. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New ‘FLiRT’ Variants Spark Summer COVID Surge Warning
A data scientist who has accurately predicted COVID waves since the beginning of the pandemic warns that a surge is on the horizon. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH ’s Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD, Talks Health Disparities, Biology, Behavior, and Culture
Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD, director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, talks about health disparities and how his studies aim to improve interventions in clinical settings and across communities. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older Adults: 9 Nutrients You May Be Missing
With age, your body doesn’t absorb nutrients well, so every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition. Here are 9 nutrients older adults often need more of. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Immunity Challenge: How aging affects your immune system
How does getting older affect your immune system? How can you keep those effects to a minimum? Your answers are here. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods to Keep You Healthy as You Age
Staying healthy as you enter your golden years has a lot to do with your diet. Here are some foods that are good for your heart, your brain, your bones, and your muscles. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Helps When It ’s Hard to Chew and Swallow?
Trouble chewing and swallowing? WebMD shares six ways to make everything go down a little easier. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dealing With the Emotions of Hearing Loss
Losing your hearing, or learning a loved one is, can bring about a range of uncomfortable emotions. Here's how you can deal with this tough transition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Give Me (Spring) Fever
New Season Brings Boost of Energy, but Also Unplanned Pregnancies (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 26, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-Ozempic Obesity Drugs: Effective and Budget-Friendly
Before there was Ozempic, there were these cost-friendly, safe, and highly effective weight loss drugs. FDA-approved obesity medication like orlistat (Xenical), phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia), and naltrexone/bupropion extended release (Contrave) have been on the market for decades. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 26, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Tricky for Those With Past Radial Keratotomy
The surgery, known as RK, was considered a successful tool for correcting vision. But in recent years, many of these patients who went on to have cataract surgery are having major post-surgery complications. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating and Managing Mild COPD
Learn how to treat and manage mild COPD. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news