Mary Carpenter

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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Hysteria: A Controversial History

A new website proposes changing the outdated term into a positive for female sexual health.

November 26, 2018

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Are You Bendy Like Gumby?

Hypermobility explained. Exercise do’s and don’ts. Avoid running. Do Pilates.

December 5, 2016

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Illustration by Kathy Legg / iStock photos

Wild Washington

She never imagined that a move to Washington, D.C., would land her in an urban wilderness.

March 20, 2014

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