It’s Hurricane Season, So Get Your Storm Medical Kit Together | Health and Fitness

Cara Murez SUNDAY, July 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Living in a region where tropical storms, hurricanes or other weather emergencies are likely means being ready for a quick evacuation. “Part of preparedness is having a plan,” said Dr. James McDeavitt, executive vice president and dean of clinical affairs at Baylor College of Medicine in … Read more

Migraine sufferers have treatment options beyond just pain medication | Health

For some, too much medication might make migraine worse. peterschreiber.media/iStock via Getty Images Plus Migraine headaches currently affect more than one billion people across the globe and are the second-leading cause of disability worldwide. Nearly one-quarter of US households have at least one member who suffers from migraines. An estimated 85.6 million workdays are lost … Read more

Diabetes: The Exercise Prescription | Health and Fitness

Chris Woolston Every time Natalie Wayne climbs a mountain or goes speed skating, sugar pills are part of her equipment. Wright, who lives in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is a certified diabetes educator, an exercise physiologist, and a self-proclaimed “exercise nut” who happens to have type 1 diabetes. In addition to climbing and skating, she likes … Read more

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Personal-finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, … Read more

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Personal Finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, … Read more

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Personal-finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, … Read more

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, … Read more

Sperm Counts Rebound When Obese Men Shed Pounds | Health and Fitness

Amy Norton THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When men shed extra pounds and keep them off, the health benefits may extend all the way to their sperm count, a new study finds. The study, of nearly 50 men with obesity, found that those who lost weight by following a low-calorie diet improved their … Read more

Spring’s Double Trouble: Asthma Plus Seasonal Allergies | Health and Fitness

Robert Predt SUNDAY, May 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If you have both asthma and seasonal allergies, there are ways to reduce the impacts of that double whammy, an expert says. People with asthma, a chronic lung condition, should try to control or prevent allergic outbreaks, said Dr. Miranda Curtiss, an assistant professor at the … Read more

Obesity Raises a Woman’s Odds for Broken Bones | Health and Fitness

Robert Predt MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Being overweight or obese is never good for one’s health, but now a new study suggests it increases a woman’s risk of broken bones. For the study, researchers followed 20,000 women and men, aged 40 to 70, in the Canadian province of Quebec from 2009 until … Read more