June 12, 2013
June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to review the stages and treatments of this painful condition that affects some 36 million Americans.
May 7, 2013
Over the past year, promising studies have been published dealing with autism and early intervention, pharmacologic treatment, early diagnosis, and delayed speaking abilities.
April 25, 2013
A study including more than half a million Danish children finds that children born to mothers who took the antiepileptic drug valproate during pregnancy were much more likely to develop autism.
April 10, 2013
Autism is more commonly diagnosed in children than juvenile diabetes, AIDS, and cancer combined, but researchers have a long way to go in understanding the condition’s cause.
March 19, 2013
David Dubin had a family history of colon cancer, but failed to get screened for it when young. Now he’s on a mission to make sure others don’t make the same mistake.
March 13, 2013
Regular, timely screenings for colorectal cancer are essential for catching the disease early, when it can be treated with high rates of success.
March 6, 2013
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to ensure that patients understand the risk factors and importance of screening for the disease.
February 28, 2013
More than half a million Americans die from heart disease each year, but increased attention to its risk factors can help reduce this number.
February 14, 2013
Patients see pharmacists as their neighbors and as trusted health care professionals, putting them in a prime position to offer advice regarding heart disease prevention.
February 8, 2013
The Million Hearts initiative, launched by in September 2011, aims to address the country’s heart health crisis by preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes over a 5-year period.