Can you have chemo and keep your hair? According to the Washington Post, the answer is probably yes — that is, if you are willing to subject yourself to wearing icy caps set at a skull-chilling -30 Fahrenheit that can cost …
A new study finds that Prozac can significantly improve recovery from stroke— the number one cause of adult disability and the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The randomized controlled trial found that while patients …
With brain injuries, as with many other severe traumas to the body, the worst damage is often done not by the initial wound but by the body’s attempt to heal it.
When people consider the connections between drugs and violence, what typically comes to mind are illegal drugs like crack cocaine. However, certain medications — most notably, some antidepressants like Prozac — have also …
Men tend to hate it when women cry — for reasons that they often have difficulty articulating. Now, new research suggests why — men may be biologically primed to react to a woman’s tears.
Every day, some 60,000 patients enter a state more like coma than sleep when they undergo general anesthesia — according to an unsettling study published Dec. 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
(Updated) Almost everyone drinks too much on New Year’s Eve — which is why AA members (and future members) often scorn it as amateur’s night. But how do you know when you’ve turned from being a “moderate” drinker to a dangerous one?
So you’ve made the decision to quit. Congratulations! Now you’ll need a few tried-and-true ways to change your bad habit — whether it’s problem drinking, eating or smoking — and stick with it.
Quitting isn’t easy, but buck up: staying on the wagon gets a lot more manageable over time. Here are some proven pieces of advice to help you stay the course.
It’s the pause that doesn’t refresh, the awkward moment that you relive over and over and over after you’ve realized that once again, you’ve put your foot in it.
Got a big social network? Then you probably have a large amygdala, according to a new study that found a connection between the size of this brain region and the number of social relationships a person has.