Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Who do you picture when you think of a typical heart disease patient? Most people think of an older, overweight…

Sexuality, Aging and the Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexuality, Aging and the Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Rhonda Alexander During teenage and young-adult years, sexually transmitted infections (STI)—and how to prevent them—is a regular topic of…

The Unshakeable Truth

The Unshakeable Truth

Assumptions about Parkinson’s may slow the cure’s progressBy Nancy Maes Misconceptions about Parkinson’s disease are common. The casual observer who…

Divided Attention

Divided Attention

Kids with ADHD can become adults with ADHD and other problems By Nancy Maes A new study by researchers at…

The Flu Outbreak

The Flu Outbreak

Why it broke and whether it’s fixed By David Himmel It begins with an ache. Then a chill. And before…

Sweet Technology

Sweet Technology

Living with and managing type 1 diabetes By Morgan Lord November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with over 8…

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Our writer admits ignorance and investigates to learn more By Alex Lubischer What do you know about sickle cell disease?…

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Facing down an incurable cancer with optimism and research by Patrick Kenney In late November of 2006, the pain in…

CT Scan Conundrum

CT Scan Conundrum

Radioactive scans can save lives, but at what risk? by Eve Becker Over the past decade, the number of computerized…

Precious Memories

Precious Memories

Gene studies advance medicines and profit for Alzheimer’s by Nancy Maes De­­nise Combs remembers the moment when she first realized…