More than 200,000 sepsis cases are diagnosed in this country each year. Sepsis is the body's response to an infection -- an out of control response -- and it can be deadly. Early diagnosis and treatment are key.
Odds are good you've had a stress headache or two since the pandemic started. Maybe you've had headaches like never before. You've got company -- and plenty of it. There's an app that keeps track of those headaches called Migraine Buddy. Francois Cadiou is CEO of the parent company Healint.
September is national self-care awareness month. That's why Emily Vavra is my guest. You may know here from "It's Emily." Her focus is helping you be, as she says, one percent better in life, your finances, health, fitness, and other lifestyle areas.
Feeling depressed or anxious? First, you're not alone. Second, you may be interested in the latest book penned by Dr. David Burns, an adjunct clinical professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and author of the bestseller “Feeling Good.” His new book is “Feeling great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety.”
As if life during the pandemic isn't challenging enough, for a growing number of people having enough food is a growing problem. It's known as food insecurity, and it speaks directly to a person's health and overall well-being.
We know these have been challenging times for our emotional well-being. So National Suicide Prevention Week, recognized as Sept. 6-12, is an especially critical time to have a discussion about our mental well-being.
Pancreatic cancer has gained great attention ever since game show host Alex Trebek was diagnosed. It's a rare cancer. Some 200,000 people are diagnosed each year. But with few if any early symptoms, it's usually diagnosed late in the disease process.
To say that life during the pandemic is stressful is an understatement. Now a whole new level of angst has been added for parents of school-aged children. Do you send them to school? Do you keep them home? What about the angst for the kids?