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Mental health: How we’ve improved and where we need to do better in 2020 – NBCNews.com

By and large, physical health is still more straightforward and (often) more tangible than mental health, but over the course of the past decade, there’s been increased willingness to recognize mental health as an essential part of one’s well-being. In short, we’ve come a long way. As a mental health advocate and reporter, I’ve seen… Read More »

Need a protein powder for weight loss? Look for these 6 ingredients

Most protein powders are built for extreme muscle gainers. But the right protein powder can help you lose weight, especially if it contains cutting edge ingredients that aid metabolism and help keep appetite at bay.  Nutritionist Rick Hay explains exactly what to look for Protein supplement ingredients are practically a language of their own. A rather confusing one at that.… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Epiploic appendagitis: Everything you need to know

Epiploic appendagitis is a rare inflammatory condition that affects the small fat-filled pouches on the colon or large intestine. People who have epiploic appendagitis may experience severe lower abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Although epiploic appendagitis can cause significant pain, doctors can easily treat it with conservative pain management and, in some cases, antibiotics. Continue… Read More »

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PODIATRY

Podiatry is the area of medicine that concentrates on the foot, ankle, and lower limb. It encapsulates the treatment of injury, birth defects, as well as the prevention and management of disease. The seriousness of the conditions and diseases varies but is likely to include improving gait, treating diabetes or treatment of ingrown toenails. More…… Read More »