Tim Gower

Tim Gower, Health Writer

Timothy Gower is an award-winning journalist who writes about health and medicine. His work has appeared in more than two dozen major magazines and newspapers, including Prevention, Reader’s Digest, and the Los Angeles Times.

The Risks of Acid-Reducing Drugs

Proton pump inhibitors are the most effective medicines for reducing stomach acid. But studies suggest those drugs have several serious downsides.
Tim Gower

8 Myths About Hepatitis C

The hepatitis C virus can cause serious liver damage if it’s not treated early. Following are eight myths about the disease.
Tim Gower

Best Exercises for Painful Hands

If you have arthritis that affects your hands, tasks like brushing your teeth, buttoning your shirt, and opening a jar may be painful. Hand exercises may help.
Tim Gower

How a Healthy Lifestyle Protects Memory

Several clinical trials have provided powerful evidence that a healthy lifestyle can protect your brain and reduce the risk for age-related cognitive problems.
Tim Gower