Is Novavax, the Latecomer Covid Vaccine, Worth the Wait?

Nov 20, 2023 at 02:11 pm by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Erin Kissane, a co-founder of the COVID Tracking Project, rolled up her sleeve for the Novavax covid-19 vaccine in mid-Oct.... Read More

Measles threat continues to grow as another year passes with millions of children unvaccinated

Nov 19, 2023 at 10:37 pm by Staff

Following years of declines in measles vaccination coverage, measles cases in 2022 have increased by 18%, and deaths have increased by 43% globally (compared to 2021). This ta.... Read More

CDC: Chronic sleep deficiency increases insulin resistance in women, especially postmenopausal women

Nov 19, 2023 at 12:33 am by Staff

Findings highlight insufficient sleep as a modifiable risk factor for type 2 diabetes   Chronic insufficient sleep can increase insulin resistance in otherwise healthy.... Read More

Study finds many patients don’t seek more health services after receiving genetic screening results

Nov 18, 2023 at 10:16 pm by Staff

By Paul Govern If you sequence the DNA of adult research participants with respect to pathologic variants that, if found, could be expected to prompt diagnostic tests and per.... Read More

Nasty microbe H. pylori has Achilles’ heel

Nov 18, 2023 at 10:09 pm by Staff

By Paul Govern The bacterium Helicobacter pylori infects the stomachs of half the world’s population. Infection can be asymptomatic in many people, but it can also lead.... Read More

Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Disease Study Seeks Volunteers

Nov 18, 2023 at 02:21 pm by Staff

Millions of people in America 65 and older live with Alzheimer’s disease, and the number is rising quickly. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 120.... Read More

Four Ways to Recover from Burnout and Prevent It from Happening Again

Nov 18, 2023 at 02:06 pm by Staff

  By Alan Deibel, LCPC, Grow Therapy    You ever get that feeling where you just can’t anymore? Maybe it’s at work and you’re struggli.... Read More

New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Aim to Include Larger, Targeted Population

Nov 14, 2023 at 11:14 am by Staff

  TriStar Centennial thoracic surgeon explains increasing treatment options and importance of early diagnosis   By Denis Gilmore, MD   Lung cancer in Tenne.... Read More

Researchers identify brain network that is uniquely activated through injection vs. oral drug use

Nov 13, 2023 at 08:32 pm by Staff

NIH study suggests the brain’s “salience network” is important for understanding substance use disorder, could be a future therapeutic target.   Resul.... Read More

Williamson Health Offers Peace of Mind Through Special Lung Screening Opportunity 

Nov 13, 2023 at 05:27 pm by Staff

  Williamson Health’s low-dose CT screening can help detect lung cancer earlier    Are you overlooking a non-invasive screening that could detect lung.... Read More