Category: Health & Wellness
In “Leaving Large: The Stories of a Food Addict,” Michelle Petties reveals that she was once so obese that some insurance companies refused to cover her. A recovering “stone-cold sugar addict,” Petties gained and lost 700 pounds during her 42-year battle with obesity. Then she rewrote the endings of her food stories and dropped from a high of 260 pounds.Read More
Miché Aaron, a high achiever who wants to become an astronaut, was struggling in her doctoral program. Then she was diagnosed with ADHD and it all made sense.Read More
The approval of a controversial new drug for Alzheimer’s disease, Aduhelm, is shining a spotlight on mild cognitive impairment — problems with memory.Read More
The CDC mostly stopped tracking COVID-19 in vaccinated people, also known as breakthrough cases, unless the illness led to hospitalization or death.Read More
Doctors offer parents back-to-school advice for students who are taking in-person classes and participating in extracurricular activities during the pandemic.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.