Older Women Should Not Use Hormone Therapy To Prevent Chronic Conditions

Reuters reports the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of experts, has concluded that “postmenopausal women should not use hormone therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions, because the risk of significant side effects outweighs the unclear evidence of a benefit.” The experts recommend, instead of hormone therapy, “a healthy diet and physical activity […] Read More

FDA To Increase Regulation of Homeopathic Remedies

The AP reports that on Monday, the FDA “issued a new proposal for regulating homeopathic medicines that have long been on the fringe of mainstream medicine.” The agency intends “to target products that pose the biggest safety risks, including those marketed for children or for serious diseases,” although “under the government’s framework, the vast majority of low-risk […] Read More

Reducing Smartphone Stress

Article By: Kim England If you are like most, at one time or another you have felt the drain of being constantly plugged in. Many of us have our smartphones glued to our hands. Scrolling through social media, checking emails or browsing the web seem harmless enough but doing these activities several times throughout the […] Read More