A true wonder drug

aspirin has been shown to reduce death risk for many types of cancers

Diabetes Forecast Isn’t Pretty

You may have seen the news about a report the Centers for Disease Control released¬†last Friday on the rapidly growing trend in diabetes among Americans. They predict that by 2050 the number of people with the Type 2 form of this disease could be as high as 1 in 3. One-third of all Americans. That’s […]

Health Reform Provisions Kick In

several new health reform provisions kick in this week: a boon for consumers or more fodder for the Republicans?

Are You a Cyberchondriac?

Do common symptoms lead you to extensive literature searches on a disease you likely don’t even have? You might be a cyberchondriac.

Health Literacy Touches Us All

Lack of health literacy is a huge, often hidden problem in the U.S. but professionals and patients can work together to improve knowledge and outcomes.