Diane Domina

Diane is a Senior Content Producer at Remedy Health Media. She writes the Daily Dose for HealthCentral and is the editorial director at HealthCommunities. Her goal is to contribute to a valuable, trustworthy, and informative experience for people who are searching for health information online.

Conditions Covered:Healthy Living, Food & Nutrition, Fitness & Exercise, Healthy Aging, Mental Health, Brain & Nerve Health

Latest by Diane Domina

Car Crash-Related ER Visits Fall in States With Texting Bans

U.S. states that banned texting while driving have seen a 4 percent decrease in emergency room visits after motor vehicle crashes from 2007 to 2014.

Don't Tell Me to Lose Weight, Exercise More, or Eat Better! It Won't Work

Looking to shed a few pounds? Sound advice from a doctor or other health care provider can really help, as long as it isn't too general.

The FDA Just Approved a New Device That Eases Heart Failure Symptoms

For those with moderate-to-severe chronic heart failure, treatment options are limited. But a newly approved device may help.

Chronic Health Problems Don't Go Away Once Addicts Are in Recovery

More than a third of the millions of Americans in recovery for drug or alcohol misuse still experience physical health issues, finds a study.

Don't Panic Over Pesticides in Produce: Here's What's OK to Eat

The latest edition of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide includes a “clean 15” list of fruits and veggies, as well as a “dirty dozen” list.

Good Eggs vs. Bad Eggs: A New Skirmish in the War on Cholesterol

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality... again.

Love Really Hot Tea? You May Not After You Read This

A study published in the International Journal of Cancer gets more detailed about exactly how hot tea has to be to increase esophageal cancer risk.

Is Your Breast Tissue Actually Dense? It May Depends on the Test Used, Your Race, and Your Weight

Women who undergo 3-D or synthetic mammography are less likely than those who have standard digital mammograms to be identified as having higher breast density.

What Are Your Biggest Fears as a Patient?

For the second year in a row, diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records top the list of patient safety concerns.

An Aspirin a Day May Not Keep All Doctors Away

Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.