Yet Another Reason to Quit

From the “As if you needed another reason to quit smoking” (or never start) department: a report in Reuters Health this morning highlights a new study showing that menthol cigarette smokers have more strokes than those who smoke non-menthol brands — especially women and those who identified as non-African-American. Investigators looked at eight years of […]

Celebrate Women’s Health

It will give you (and them) a heads up to be aware of possible serious conditions that may be hereditary, such as heart disease, diabetes, or sickle cell disease. … Many hazards in the home are overlooked, but easy to fix, such as picking up scatter rugs, installing grips in the shower or tub, picking up clutter, such as books or magazines, off of the floor and stairs.

Health Disparities Still a Huge Problem

health disparities are still an all too real problem in the U.S.