There has been enormous attention of late to the grim and genuinely frightening problem of Alzheimer's disease. The problem is grim by its very nature -- there is little we contemplate with greater dread than the loss of our minds, our very selves.
Anxious, fatigued or depressed? You are not alone -- one in five Americans is popping pills for these issues -- but pills, exercise or diet shouldn't top your list of treatments, says Bay Area author, founder of OwningPink.com and integrative medicine physician Dr. Lissa Rankin.
Women who are married with children are supposed to be the family's pillar of strength -- the matriarch. There seems to be more judgment toward a wife and mother who is drinking and can't take care of her family, especially her children.
Even though I have the label "terminally ill," I know my chances and my time is what I make it. Medical knowledge has been doubling every ten years and maybe, just maybe, I'll be here when my cure comes.
Prior to a pest control company coming to treat your home, preparing for it is just as important as the actual treatment. In celebrating Bedbug Awareness Month, we thought this was one of the most important topics to educate people about.
Back in June, representatives of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition marched from the National Press Club to the Office of National Drug Control Policy headquarters. Our mission: to hand-deliver a copy of our new report.
Elizabeth Taylor's disregard for public opinion when it came to her personal life served her well as she let everyone know that even the biggest movie star in the world could survive addiction, one day at a time, just like you and me.
Despite the growing sophistication and promise of health care technology research, fewer and fewer breakthrough ideas are finding their way out of research institutions and into the hands of experienced clinicians.
Despite the fact that HIV/AIDS is preventable and treatable, 430,000 children each year -- more than 1,000 a day -- are born with the disease. About 90 percent of these babies are born in sub-Saharan Africa.
As a former heroin and cocaine addict, I was horrified by what I learned about treatment before I sought help: the idea was that addiction is cured by "tough love," by breaking people in order to fix them.