Half of the World’s Young People Can Potentially Lose Hearing: Study Shows

The study found that as many as 1 in 4 people ages 12-34 are exposed to dangerous noise levels via 'personal listening devices.' Read more »

Clinical test to predict effectiveness of antidepressants available next year

Two companies have jointly worked on a clinical depression support tool that predicts the effectiveness of anti-depression medications. Read more »

What is a wellness coach?

You know what you should do for good health. Get enough quality sleep most nights. Cook nutritious, satisfying meals at home, most evenings. Make time for sweating, meditating, and... Read more »

Intuitive eating: How to make it work for you (and your clients)

Reviewed by: Pam Ruhland, PN2, Certified Intuitive Eating Lay Facilitator What is it? | Principles | Weight loss | Mindful eating | Advice for coaches Many people think they... Read more »

Diet, disease, and the microbiome

There is growing interest in the human body’s microbiome and its connection to chronic disease. A new study examines that connection, along with how the foods we eat influence... Read more »

Want healthy eyes? What to know at 40 and beyond

Did the print on that label suddenly shrink? If you’re in your 40s or beyond, you may have asked yourself that question as you struggled to read something that... Read more »

Do vitamin D, zinc, and other supplements help prevent COVID-19 or hasten healing?

The appeal of safe, natural treatments is undeniable. It’s true for age-old conditions such as the common cold, and for new diseases, especially if they have no known cure.... Read more »

Summer camp: What parents need to know this year

It’s time to make summer plans, and for many families, those plans include summer camp. After the year we’ve had, the idea of getting out of the house, being... Read more »

Can fitness counter fatness?

In a recent study, researchers attempted to answer the very question posed in the title of this post. Before delving into the findings of this study and how it... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids and the heart: New evidence, more questions

My patients commonly ask me whether they should try one supplement or another. Often my answer is equivocal, because for most supplements we just don’t have enough evidence to... Read more »