Wellness

Alcohol, Alzheimer’s Link No Cause for Cheer

  Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing the risk of cognitive decline.  However, two studies...

Study: Bowel Disease’s Impact on Schoolkids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease may have difficulty functioning in school, particularly because their tendency to internalize problems can affect attendance, according to findings...
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A Beginning in Understanding Hospice Care

 Ira Bergman, 59, was asked if he wanted to see a rabbi when he entered a hospice program in September 2008. He had been...
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Seeing Spots Before Your Eyes?

  Among the various childhood rites of passages, many of us will recall a bout of measles as one of them. From a kid's perspective...
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The Repercussions of Concussions

Inside that hard skull of yours, the brain is a soft organ surrounded by spinal fluid. Normally, the fluid cushions your brain and keeps...
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In Doctors We Trust … Right?

  "No mother wants her child to suffer," Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick states in the beginning of her story, introducing the duality she explores in her...