Tag Archives: Prevention

Essential Reads: Strategies for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a relatively common problem, affecting between 10% and 15% of women after delivery. Although it is difficult to reliably predict which women in the general population will experience postpartum depression, it is possible to identify certain subgroups of women who are at increased risk for postpartum affective illness. For example, women… Read More »

Women and Heart Disease Prevention

A woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds in the United States. If you think you or someone you know is having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately. The good news is that if you seek help quickly, treatment can save your life and prevent permanent damage to your heart muscle. Treatment works best… Read More »

Pool Dangers and Drowning Prevention — When It’s Not Swimming Time

Swimming pools can have a powerful pull on little children―even when it’s not swimming time. Those glistening turquoise-blue ripples may look especially inviting to an active toddler or an overly confident preschooler.  Kids can slip away from the watchful eyes of adults in seconds. It happens every day. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends… Read More »

Sugar Headache Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention – Greatist

Created for Greatist by the experts at Healthline. Read more Share on Pinterest Sugar is delicious. Sadly, it’s also a primary cause of all kinds of bodily troubles — including headaches. Though there are lots of ways to get a headache, sugar headaches are no fun. Thankfully, they’re fairly easy to prevent (and you won’t… Read More »

Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV prevention and treatment

A new study published today in Nature Communications shows a promising alternative for those who have to take a daily pill regimen. Targeting HIV treatment and prevention, researchers across multiple departments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill collaborated on a seven-year study in animals to make a better injectable drug implant that… Read More »

Sore throat: Allergy or cold? Plus treatment and prevention – Medical News Today

Pain, irritation, scratchiness, and swelling are common symptoms of a sore throat. Allergies, common colds, the flu, and other respiratory infections can all cause a sore throat. Knowing what has caused a sore throat allows a person to treat it more effectively. Sore throats due to allergies, colds, and the flu generally respond well to… Read More »