Mary Carpenter

What to Know Now About Atrial Fibrillation

An irregular heartbeat is the most common sign of the disorder.

April 15, 2024

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The Body Keeps the Score

Exploring an alternative therapy that focuses on healing the body.

April 8, 2024

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There’s Nothing Like a Good Sweat

Infrared sauna blankets are a hot new wellness trend.

April 1, 2024

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Scent Sensitivity

Public spaces with artificially scented air spell sick feelings for some.

March 25, 2024

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Eek! Mild Cognitive Impairment?

A MCI diagnosis is scary, but treating it early is important for slowing its progression.

March 18, 2024

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ADHD: It’s Increasing in Adults

There’s no official diagnosis but left untreated it could lead to dementia.

March 11, 2024

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Understanding Nerve Pain

How one woman found a diagnosis and treatment for the pain from carpal tunnel syndrome.

March 4, 2024

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Covid Apathy and Fatigue

Relaxed requirements for quarantine and the latest vaccine make us feel protected. So, are we done yet?

February 26, 2024

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The jury is out on whether the benefits experienced are a placebo effect or something else.

February 19, 2024

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Dry Eyes Redux

Treatments, including tea bags, for a variety of eye ills.

February 12, 2024

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Deep, fast breathing can lead to altered states—sans drugs.

February 5, 2024

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Sweet Danger

Sugar wars, diabetes, and the new weight-loss drugs.

January 29, 2024

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Covid in 2024

Yes, it’s still here.

January 22, 2024

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Medical Scans: A Reality Check

Advances in technology have significantly reduced the amounts of radiation.

January 15, 2024

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A Sober Start to 2024

Dry January may be a good start in learning how to change drinking habits.

January 8, 2024

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Between Life and Death

Recent research reveals parallels between near-death experiences and effects of psychedelic drugs.

January 1, 2024

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Winter Blues

A light box is not the only way to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder.

December 18, 2023

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A Change of Heart About Eggs

Updates on LDL, HDL, statins, and news on coronary artery calcium testing.

December 11, 2023

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