By Mary Jacobs
This story originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News, April 2, 2018.
Just a decade or two ago, the battle cry for breast cancer patients was “Be aggressive.” Patient advocates urged women to insist on the most aggressive treatments available, […]
You don’t need to play football in the NFL to suffer a concussion — or the long-term effects.
Millions of people turn up in emergency rooms every year with concussions, and only a small portion play football at any level.
Here’s what we all need to know about concussions.
Following a FODMAP diet is a treatment, not a weight-loss diet.FODMAP is an acronym for a mind-boggling series of carbohydrate types. The term stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It’s a new category of food that many people haven’t heard of. Read the Dallas Morning News Healthy Living section story here.
It rolls in around 4 or 5 in the afternoon on Sunday, like a malevolent fog, through the apartments in Uptown and out into the suburbs, paralyzing all in its path with dread and despair.
It’s a medical doomsday scenario: By 2050, an estimated 16 million people will have Alzheimer’s disease, and the cost of caring for them could bankrupt the U.S. health care system. But Jim Ray, head of neuroscience at M.D. Anderson’s Institute for Applied Cancer Science in Houston, is optimistic that research can help avert that scenario. […]
Only about 10 percent of adults with congenital heart defects are getting the recommended care they need, and as a result, a lot of people have ended up unnecessarily disabled, or died at an early age, because they were not getting that care.
Read the full story by Mary Jacobs in the Dallas […]
You know you’ve done it: Googled your symptoms to find out what’s wrong with you. You’re not alone. More than a third of adults in the U.S. regularly use the Internet to self-diagnose their ailments, according to a 2013 Pew survey, and the majority of them start with a search engine like Google, Bing […]
Crow Collection offers wellness classes to ease stress
Because her job as a legal assistant means she’s seated in front of a computer most of her workday, Makena Brogdon’s back hurts.
Relief has come from an unlikely place — the art […]