The Very Human Pleasure of Being Read To

Via Peters

While many turn to audiobooks out of convenience, there is also a sense of comfort to be found in spending hours with a voice and a story. For me, audiobooks come with a generous helping of nostalgia; a harking back to bedtime stories and the warm fuzziness of being read […]

Doxycycline vs Azithromycin As First-line Treatment for Women With Chlamydia

Via Peters

Doxycycline demonstrated greater efficacy compared with azithromycin among women with concurrent anorectal and urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infection, according to findings published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Between October 2018 and April 2020, researchers conducted a multicenter, open-label, randomized controlled superiority trial in France to compare the efficacy of doxycycline with […]

How to buy healthy food for less

Via Peters

DETROIT – At Prince Valley Market on Michigan Avenue in Detroit, the shelves are fully stocked and the options are plentiful. Customers say they’re paying close attention to how much things cost everywhere. “Prices are real high,” said Dora Hopkins of Southfield. Hopkins makes it a priority to buy healthy […]

Is Anxiety Ruining Your Sleep? 5 Tips to Relieve Anxiety Before Bed

Via Peters

We’ve all been there — staring at the ceiling, reliving every misstep and embarrassing moment of our entire lives. Having trouble sleeping is particularly common among those who have anxiety disorders. Our autonomic nervous system releases the primary stress hormone cortisol to mediate our response when we’re anxious. Research suggests […]

Adult survivors of childhood cancer often und

Via Peters

Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET Wednesday, June 8, 2022 DALLAS, June 8, 2022 — Adults who survive childhood cancer have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than the general population, yet they are 80% more likely to be undertreated for several cardiovascular risk factors: hypertension (also called high blood pressure), diabetes and high […]

Fatigue in Bipolar Disorder: How to Cope

Via Peters

No, the term is not accurate. But fatigue is a possible symptom of episodes of depression or mania in bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder can impact your sleep cycle, energy levels, and motivation. So, if you live with the condition and often feel exhausted, it’s not just your imagination. Fatigue is […]

Creating a Road Map to Cure Pulmonary Fibrosis

Via Peters

Bill Vick of Dallas, Texas was lost in a reflective silence as he drove back to his home after receiving life-altering news: his doctor had just told him that he had an incurable disease and little could be done. The diagnosis was Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), also called pulmonary fibrosis […]