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NIH director welcomes BRAIN initiative

Apr 4, 2013
National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins says government funding is the best way to support large scientific enterprises and fundamental health advances.
Posted In: brain, research, Science, Health, Obama

5 simple tricks to avoid eating processed food

Mar 12, 2013
A list for some tips and tricks to keep some processed foods to a minimum.
Posted In: Food, processed foods, diet, Health

Leaving work after a Parkinson's diagnosis

Feb 8, 2013
A banking analyst makes the decision to leave his job at the age of 51, two years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Posted In: Health, Retirement

Electronic health records aren't cutting costs so far

Jan 11, 2013
Clunky programs, high costs and incompatible systems are factors in failure to save billions.
Posted In: Health, doctors, medical records

The bitter pill of globalization

Jan 7, 2013
A robust global economy spreads wealth -- and pandemics like the flu, SARS, even the plague.
Posted In: Health, disease

States cut anti-smoking efforts despite tobacco money windfall

Dec 6, 2012
A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.
Posted In: cigarettes, smoking, tobacco, Health

Americans not taking vacation, and it hurts

Nov 27, 2012
A survey finds people will leave an average of nine days of paid vacation unused this year. The stress that comes from not taking a break can affect their health.
Posted In: stress, Health, vacation, work-life balance

Why mental health check-ups matter

Nov 13, 2012
Physical check-ups with physicians are common, but what about a tune-up for your mind?
Posted In: Health, health care, mental health

Patients should discuss money with their doctors

Nov 9, 2012
When you receive bad news from your physician, money is often the last thing on your mind. But it's something you should consider. One doctor offers a few tips.
Posted In: Health, health care, doctor, patient advocate

Can posting calorie counts save us from ourselves?

Oct 15, 2012
Commentator Beth Teitell on whether knowing what we're eating will affect how much we eat.
Posted In: calorie, Health

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