Category: Health Care
It turns out pigs can fly. And turtles and dogs, but maybe not peacocks or hamsters. As some household (and exotic) pets receive promotions to more clinical roles as emotional support animals (ESAs), companions that run the gamut from furry to scaly are popping up increasingly in unexpected places. The U.S. Department of Justice
Research on the history, pharmacology and toxicology of kratom, a "herbal high" that's new to the U.S.
Two new studies present promising findings for early detection of and intervention for Alzheimer’s disease.
Smoking just one cigarette a day puts people at a much higher risk of heart disease and stroke than those who abstain entirely.
Dr. Lauren Wallner shares advice on how journalists might reconcile different research findings and how best to conceptualize the growing field of disparities research.
In light of debates over Medicaid work requirements, this review features studies that show how for healthy and unhealthy people alike, some forms of work might worsen health.
A new delivery system for HIV medications could allow once-a-week consumption of drugs typically taken daily.
Research on the relationship between employment and health sheds light on the proposed rationale behind work requirements as an eligibility condition for Medicaid.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.
For as many diet plans as there are, even more research on weight loss exists. This roundup selects new and relevant findings in the field.