Study reveals a link between air pollution and child health

Studies have shown air pollution is a major risk factor for respiratory infection – the leading cause of death among children under five – but bad air’s specific impacts on…

Employer coverage of reproductive health could help destigmatize infertility – Annenberg Media

Three times a week, Laura Cullinan would show up at the doctor’s office before going to work at her law firm in Chicago, hoping to get her blood drawn and…

Formal health care transition programs needed to provide uninterrupted support for youth with Kawasaki disease

Statement highlights: Kawasaki disease is the most common cause of acquired heart disease that develops in early childhood, creating inflammation in blood vessels, particularly heart arteries. It usually occurs before…

World Mental Health Day: How to protect your mental health during fertility treatment

Around the world, many people go through the fertility treatment process, when they are not able to conceive naturally. But for some people, it can take a toll on their…

Be An Advocate For Your Health in 2020 by Watching for These Key Indicators of an Unbalanced Immune System

By Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS, Advisor and Consultant on Clinical Consulting Team for Cyrex Laboratories It’s no surprise a vast majority of Americans make health and fitness their…

Triad health expert stresses importance of pregnant women getting vaccinated against COVID-19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — As an OBGYN with Novant Health WomanCare, Dr. Haley Landwehr interacts with a lot of moms and moms-to-be. And they often discuss COVID-19. “A lot of…

Georgia State receives federal grant to help address mental health concerns of youth

The School of Public Health at Georgia State University has received a $624,000 federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department…

E-cigarette use among youth remains a serious public health issue during the COVID-19 pandemic

A study released today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 2 million U.S. middle and…

Health Benefits of Licorice Root

Licorice comes from a berry-like plant of the same name found in Asia. The species Glycyrrhiza has been a source of therapeutic medicines for ages. Licorice is also the traditional…

In the face of frightening statistics, health officials push pregnant women to get vaccine

Dr. Gwendolyn Williams, a hospitalist at Sentara Careplex Hospital, kisses her five-week-old child, Kira, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Hampton, Va. Dr. Williams received the COVID-19 vaccine when she…