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Pets can provide love, happiness, companionship and more to their owners. But how much does having a pet influence a person’s health? And is there ever a downside to owning one? Here’s what some studies say about the positive — and in some cases, not-so-positive — effects of pet ownership.
New research found that a food sensitivity or allergy to dairy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Brands like Hershey’s, Ghirardelli, and Bob’s Red Mill had some of the products with the highest heavy metal percentages.
Usher is speaking out about his child’s journey with type 1 diabetes (T1D). He hopes to spread the word about early screening for T1D.
While anti-obesity medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro are providing obesity care to many, some mental health professionals also believe people should receive therapy while taking these drugs.
As the popularity of Ozempic and Wegovy soar for their weight loss benefits, some doctors are concerned about disparities regarding access to these drugs. Experts explain how to solve this disparity.
GLP-1 receptor drugs, like Mounjaro, may hinder the effectiveness of oral contraceptives.
It’s recommended that people taking Mounjaro switch to a non-oral birth control method, or add a barrier method of contraception in the timeframe around a dose of the GLP-1 drug.
Candy is all the rage on Halloween, but a new report shows what it can do to your teeth.
The report uncovers the most dangerous candy in America for tooth health, and which candy parents hate most.
Ozempic does not list anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts on its label, yet Wegovy’s label does. Experts explain why this might be.
Ozempic and other anti-obesity medications can improve health and aid with significant weight loss. However, with significant weight loss may come anxiety about people’s reactions and views of you. Experts share ways to cope with the newfound attention.
Northwestern Medicine’s new breast cancer clinic focuses on Hispanic women.
Comedian Howie Mandel is one of an estimated 1.2% of U.S. adults who live with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). He shares his story.
Constant notifications on your phone, computer are impacting your health. Here’s why — and what you can do to turn down the noise.
Notifications from smart devices and computers can have mental health effects on us. Experts share how and what to do about it.
The TikTok trend “bone smashing” refers to people hitting themselves in the face with objects to improve their looks. Experts say this trend is extremely dangerous and can result in permanent damage.