Mary Carpenter

How Sweat Works

And, how to deal with it.

August 19, 2019

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Vertigo Explained

Unlike in Hitchcock’s famous film, vertigo is not a fear of heights or simple dizziness.

August 12, 2019

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Can Myofascial Release Therapy Relieve Back Pain?

MFR works for some people, but why and how it does isn’t so straightforward.

August 5, 2019

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Ketamine’s Brain-Changing Effects

Clinics offering ketamine infusions for mood disorders have popped up around the country.

July 29, 2019

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Delusion or Disease?

Folk legend Joni Mitchell has Morgellons disease. Is it physical or psychological?

July 22, 2019

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Uh-oh. I broke my kneecap.

Our well-being editor copes with her own wounded knee.

July 8, 2019

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Lyme Disease: An Update

This nasty disease is on the rise. If you think you may have it, find a doctor familiar with tick-borne diseases.

July 1, 2019

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Fear of Falling

Practicing falling can help prevent broken bones and make you feel braver.

June 24, 2019

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Epilepsy: Still A Mystery

It’s not a simple disease to diagnose or treat.

June 17, 2019

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Mindfulness Revisited

A new gadget with a silly-sounding name may just kickstart meditation.

June 10, 2019

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Psychopaths: What We Know About Them

Theranos’s Elizabeth Holmes fits the psychopath label. “Killing Eve’s” Villanelle, maybe not.

June 3, 2019

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Warts and Cysts: The Differences

Did you know you can use duct tape to get rid of a wart?

May 27, 2019

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Do You Need the Measles Vaccine?

Most everything you need to know about the recent measles outbreak.

May 20, 2019

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The Booming CBD Business

Looking for a CBD product? Read the label carefully.

May 13, 2019

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A Heads-Up on Concussions

What doctors may not know about treating mild brain injuries.

May 6, 2019

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Calcium Supplements: Helpful or Not?

The arguments for and against taking supplements/drugs for bone health.

April 29, 2019

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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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