Health Challenges Facing Aging Latinos

Alicia Arbaje, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, talks to WebMD about the health challenges of elders in America’s many Hispanic communities.  This interview was…

Don’t bother with dietary supplements for heart health, study says

CNN  —  Six supplements that people commonly take for heart health don’t help lower “bad” cholesterol or improve cardiovascular health, according to a study published Sunday, but statins did. Some…

TikTok Influencers Missing Facts in Popular Health Videos

Nov. 4, 2022 – What good is health information on popular social media platforms like TikTok if it’s misleading? Most of the popular videos about irritable bowel syndrome using the…

Five Ways To Navigate The Wild West Of Health Technology

Luke is passionate about healthtech and innovation. He’s a moonshot thinker, grounded in strategy and driven by results. CEO of foxo.com. getty Issues like incumbent vendors making up the backbone…

How Peachy Plans To Bring Health Insurance To The Masses

One promise often made by fintech entrepreneurs is that their innovation and technology will unlock vital financial services for those previously excluded from them. But that pledge isn’t just about…

Is There Mental Health Teletherapy in Spanish?

Mental health issues still aren’t widely talked about in many Spanish-speaking communities. For generations, mental health experts and advocates have worked to destigmatize therapy and counter shame about “airing one’s…

Top 3 Health Effects of Benzene in Camp Lejeune Water

1: Bone Marrow Damage Long-term exposure to benzene can damage bone marrow (the soft tissue inside bones). New blood cells are made in this marrow tissue. When benzene damages bone…

What children of immigrants can teach everyone about mental health

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Meet teens taking on what experts call a mental health crisis

Charlotte, North Carolina CNN  —  A roomful of teenagers — some old friends and some strangers — stood with their hands, feet or backs together and their eyes closed. “We…

More Evidence Sleep Counts Toward Heart Health

Oct. 21, 2022 – Including how long a person sleeps in a heart health score was able to predict heart disease risk among older adults, results of a new study…