Mary Carpenter

Surviving Schizophrenia

It’s not the dire diagnosis it used to be.

April 22, 2019

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After You Say ‘I’m Sorry’

Knowing how to respond to someone’s bad news can be challenging. Some tips.

April 15, 2019

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Brain Savers

There’s no magic pill yet to stave off dementia, although some supplements and playing games show promise.

April 8, 2019

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The Promise of High-Tech Drugs

Personal 3-D printers could someday let people print their own prescription drugs.

April 1, 2019

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That Itchy Feeling

The hardest part about having an itch is to stop scratching it.

March 25, 2019

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Dieting by Algorithm

Forget complicated calorie counting. The A.I. diet can tell you what and how to eat.

March 18, 2019

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Should You Take a Statin?

That depends on a calculation of your heart disease risk level and your doctor’s guidance.

March 11, 2019

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The Shape of Water

Is it safe to drink water? We explain the choices.

March 4, 2019

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Something Bunny Is Happening

Rabbits are running all over. Gardeners, take heed.

February 25, 2019

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The Dangers of DVT: Know the Signs

Sitting for a long time can be hazardous to your health. Compression socks can help.

February 11, 2019

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Belly Aches

Digestive disorders, such as IBS and IBD, dissected.

February 4, 2019

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A Matter of Taste

Hate cilantro? It could be your genes.

January 28, 2019

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Short of Breath? Some Possible Reasons

Inhale, then exhale slowly and deeply. Better breathing can relieve anxiety and a host of other ills.

January 21, 2019

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Surprise. Cold Weather Has Benefits

Cool temps can improve your sleep, help burn calories and make you think more clearly.

January 14, 2019

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The Antidepressant-Suicide Connection

As suicide numbers rise, questions remain about the role antidepressants play.

January 7, 2019

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Don’t Touch That Armadillo!

Those nocturnal animals may be carrying the bacterium that causes, OMG, leprosy.

December 17, 2018

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How to Banish Dry Skin

Some tips on finding effective moisturizers.

December 10, 2018

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Talking About Guts

News flash: A healthier diet can make for a healthier gut in two to twelve weeks.

December 3, 2018

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