As dentists and their teams across America get back to their regular schedules after a sharp COVID-19-related reduction, a new study shows a key opportunity to reduce the use of opioid painkillers by their patients.
Every day the COVID-19 crisis reveals just how unprepared the U.S. health care system was. But it’s not only the shortage of masks, tests and ventilators, nor our chaotic and contradictory public health response, evident
“So, being pregnant and delivering in a pandemic … what’s that gonna look like?” That question, sent to me by a colleague who is both a registered nurse and an expectant mother, stopped me in
Emphasis is currently being placed on people to self-isolate from their places of work and leisure, posing the home as a place of relative safety during the coronavirus pandemic. However, there is growing concern about
Not all breast cancers are the same. For people diagnosed with a type called triple negative breast cancer, that news can deliver an even bigger blow. Triple negative breast cancer is considered a more aggressive, harder-to-treat cancer—and
(HealthDay)—More than half of older nonretired adults need help understanding their health insurance benefits, according to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Anthem Inc. and the National Association of Area Agencies
If you keep up with wellness trends from around the world, you may be familiar with hygge, the Danish art of getting cozy; lagom, the Swedish philosophy of balance; and Còsagach, the Scottish method of
Human body parts are pretty remarkable. Makes sense given as how our body contains more atoms than you can count: 7 octillion. Yes, that’s really a number. Your body also has some 37 trillion cells. If
In the recent movie Wine Country, which is about a group of 50-something friends traveling to Napa Valley, Amy Poehler’s character, Abby, straps on a mask every night before going to sleep. It covers her
Your Personal PT, Rachel Tavel, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), so she knows how to get your body back on track when it’s out of line.