Healthline News
Healthline News
  • Healthline Analysis Election 2008: Candidates Speak Out on Mental Health

    One in four Americans have mental health problems, so the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) asked them about their positions on the subject.Clinton:Supports expanding mental health services, preventive mental health servicesSupports menta...

    Read more »

  • CMS releases list of Nursing Homes which Fail to Improve

    Special Focus Facilities Not Showing Significant Improvement Most Recent Months as Region Facility Name Address City State Zip Phone Number Survey ...

    Read more »

  • Thank you Dr. Tam, for Grand Rounds 3.33: The Blogger that is Eating Manhattan

    TB Tam put together this week's serving of medical writing at The Blog That Ate Manhattan. He had kind words about my post The Barbarian Invasions & National Cancer Control Month, musings about a beautiful film, my father's death from prostat...

    Read more »

  • Watch HBO's COMA, July 3 at 9PM

    The Terry Schiavo case polarized the US in 2005. Despite the media circus surrounding the story, it was a very tragic family affair hanging on a poorly understood phenomena - persistent vegetative state following Traumatic Brain Injury. With a ne...

    Read more »

  • US Execution by Lethal Injection: The Medicine Behind The Headlines

    In defiance of the International Court of Justice ordering the US government to grant a stay of execution to five Mexican nationals facing execution, the US state of Texas executed by lethal injection convicted child rapist and murderer, Jose Med...

    Read more »

  • Pine Bark Extract May Reduce Osteoarthritis Symptoms

    I wrote an earlier post about the benefits of Pycnogenol - Pycnogenol Helps Relieve Menstrual Pain. A new clinical trial indicates the pine bark extract helps reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Over one third of adults over age 65 years ...

    Read more »

  • New Warnings for Young Adults on Antidepressant Medications

    Today the FDA made a propsoal to all manufacturers of antidepressant medications to update the black box warnings on their products to include warnings about the increased risks of suicidal thinking and behavior (aka suicidality) in young adults b...

    Read more »

  • Basketball Legend is Battling Leukemia—and Winning

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently revealed that he has been battling a rare form of leukemia for nearly a year. The 62-year-old former center for the Los Angeles Lakers is suffering from chronic myelogenous (or myeloid) leukemia (CML), a cancer that st...

    Read more »

  • States of Mind

    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. Most of us will glide through these season changes, hunker down with a cup of hot cocoa and begin making lists for holiday shopping. Still, this can be a tough time of year for some p...

    Read more »

  • March is National Nutrition Month: Eat Your Fruit!

    The American Dietetic Association asks us to observe National Nutrition Month. See our own Andrea Giancola's excellent blog posts about this observance:100% Fad Free Continued100% Fad Free: National Nutrition MonthAndrea is a Registered Dietitian...

    Read more »

Advertisement

About the Author

The Healthline Editorial team writes about the latest health news, policy, and research.

Advertisement
Advertisement