For Younger Women, High Blood Pressure May Carry Heightened Risks

High blood strain in youthful folks could also be significantly hazardous for ladies, a brand new research suggests. The research discovered that girls — however not males — with even mildly elevated blood strain of their early 40s could also be at considerably elevated danger for later coronary illness and…

Her Sister Died of a Brain Tumor. Now She Was Having Similar Symptoms.

I knocked and entered her room. Our affected person had a few extra questions on her surgical procedure. I launched myself. “This isn’t the same tall guy as before,” I recalled her joking. “They only hire tall people,” I stated. Wearing masks in each hallway and affected person room, although…

Are Natural Deodorants Better for You?

Google “natural deodorant” and also you’ll discover numerous articles detailing all the explanations you should purchase them. Some declare that the aluminum in most standard antiperspirants can result in Alzheimer’s illness or most cancers. Others assert that sure elements in conventional deodorants and antiperspirants are “toxic,” or that they’ll kill…

We Could All Use a Health Coach

Are you among the many 133 million Americans affected by a number of persistent well being circumstances? Conditions like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart illness, weight problems, arthritis, respiratory or digestive illness, amongst others that may diminish the standard of your life? How nicely do you perceive your situation and its…

Clinics Close, but Abortion Continues

Abortion is as soon as once more a distinguished supply of controversy, restrictive laws and, for a lot of, nice misery. Somewhat background might assist put this in perspective. Fifty years in the past final fall, after New York State adopted probably the most lenient abortion regulation within the nation,…

What Convinced Me to Start Wearing Sun Protection

Pick your favourite cliché: Do as I say, not as I do; an oz of prevention is price a pound of remedy; higher protected than sorry; forewarned is forearmed. Mea culpa. All the above relate to my failure to observe the well-established well being recommendation about solar publicity that I’ve…

It Might Be Time to Break Up Your Pandemic Pod

You’ve been vaccinated. You’ve joyfully ripped off your masks when outside. Now it’s time to pop your quarantine bubble, proper? But discovering second to break up the pandemic pod may be tough. Do you name a gathering? Send a bunch textual content to the “quaranteam”? Ceremoniously rip up a contract?…

Jane Brody and Anthony Fauci on Staying Fit and Focused at 80 and Beyond

If you need recommendation about staying wholesome in your 80s, who higher to ask than two 80-year-olds who’ve devoted their careers to public well being? Recently Jane E. Brody, who has written The Times’s Personal Health column for 45 years, and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, who for 37 years has…

Can a Smartwatch Save Your Life?

On a latest Saturday, my 87-year-old mom was feeling a bit woozy, so she pressed a button on the facet of her Apple watch to disclose her ECG, a recording of her coronary heart’s electrical rhythm. Thirty seconds later, three messages appeared on the watch’s display screen. One confirmed the…