One of the most valuable lessons in pediatrician April Inniss’ medical career came from an 8-year-old boy. Inniss was just out of medical school and was asked to draw blood from the terrified young patient at a Boston hospital. The child was diagnosed with chronic stomach issues, and had a distrust of health care providers.
Giving an update. Nicole Kidman rarely talks about her adopted children with her ex-husband, Tom Cruise, but she mentioned Isabella and Connor in a new interview. “Bella lives just outside London,” the Big Little Lies star, 51, told Vanity Fair Opens a New Window. of the 26-year-old on Tuesday, April 23. “You know, she really
‘It might be social, it might be that you just love your work, it might be that you have your routine back. Connect to what it is you are looking forward to and focus on the fact that you get to do that again – turn the anxiety into excitement.’ But if you don’t love
With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele, instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know. When he’s not treating patients at Yale Health or the Yale New Haven Health Interventional Immunology Center, Steele teaches allergy and
Tick tock! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra-Jonas tied the knot in December 2018, and the musician opened up about their family plans. “We’re taking our time,” the Jonas Brother, 26, told Extra Opens a New Window. on Monday, April 15. For now, the Jumanji actor is focusing on another set of nuptials: His brother Joe
Rare syndrome causes woman to wake up with a foreign accent Medical Mysteries and Marvels: An American woman in Arizona goes to sleep with a headache and wakes up with a British accent. Michelle Myers is a woman from Arizona who’s never left the country. But although Myers used to speak like any other American,
New research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (13-16 April) shows that the early microbiome (population of gut bacteria) in newborn babies is able to predict the risk of the child subsequently becoming overweight. These gut bacteria can also be affected by maternal antibiotic use
Breaking the mold. Hilaria Baldwin is standing by her choice to publicly share her potential miscarriage because it’d be “harder to do it silently.” “It’s something so many people deal with it, and as women we’re trained to deal with it silently,” the yoga instructor, 35, said on the Today show on Tuesday, April 9.
A family affair! Emilio Estevez worked with his adult children in his new movie, The Public, and told Us Weekly exclusively what the experience was like. “My son doubles me, and he’s also the stunt coordinator on the film, so there’s a scene in the film where my character gets pummeled, and of course, I’m no dummy,
U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarettes users, mainly in young people. Regulators stressed it’s not yet clear whether vaping is responsible. But they said they’re concerned
(HealthDay)—Practicing physicians might not understand their legal responsibilities when caring for people with disability, which may contribute to inequalities in their care, according to a study published online April 1 in Health Affairs. Nicole D. Agaronnik, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues interviewed 20 practicing physicians across five specialties to examine the knowledge
Surgery was associated with higher survival rates for patients with HER2-positive (HER2+) stage 4 breast cancer compared with those who did not undergo surgery, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019, March 29-April 3. Between 20 and 30 percent of all newly diagnosed stage 4 breast cancer cases are HER2+, explained the
It’s not every day that two of the largest snack bar brands in the country publicly battle it out over how healthy (or not healthy) their products are. But that’s exactly what’s happening between Clif Bar and Kind Bar. Their jabs at each other are being printed in national newspaper ads, aired on social media,
The more, the merrier! It’s been 10 months since Ray J and his wife, Princess Love, welcomed their daughter, Melody, but the rapper tells Us Weekly exclusively that he wants another. “I want one more right now,” the actor, 38, told Us at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 23. “I’m trying right now.
Trying something new! Pregnant Lauren Luyendyk (née Burnham) revealed that she and her husband, Arie Luyendyk Jr., have already chosen an original moniker for their baby. “We’ve had her name picked out since Christmas!” the Bachelor alum, 27, wrote on her Instagram Story on Thursday, March 21. “We think it’s beautiful and unique. We’ve never
Does it matter if your twin is a male or a female? Maybe. Researchers from the Norwegian School of Economics, Northwestern University and Emory University looked at what happens if a female shares a womb with a male twin. The results are surprising. They found that 30 years or more after birth, there were significant
People whose high cholesterol is resistant to treatment with statin drugs may soon have a new treatment option. This new class of drugs helps block synthesis of artery-clogging cholesterol, researchers explained. The drugs target an enzyme called ATP citrate lyase (ACL), part of the production pathway for “bad” LDL cholesterol in the body. In the
Having a parent with Alzheimer’s disease has been known to raise a person’s risk of developing the disease, but new research suggests that having second- and third-degree relatives who have had Alzheimer’s may also increase risk. The study is published in the March 13, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American
CVS will change its on-hold music after a Massachusetts doctor pleaded with the company to change it. (iStock) A Massachusetts doctor is getting his wish after pleading with CVS to change its on-hold jingle after he couldn’t take hearing the music anymore. Dr. Steven Schlozman, a child psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, wrote a tongue-in-cheek
Dr. Alan Green’s patients travel from around the country to his tiny practice in Queens, N.Y., lured by the prospect of longer lives. Over the past two years, more than 200 patients have flocked to see Green after learning that two drugs he prescribes could possibly stave off aging. One 95-year-old was so intent on