Latest Articles by John Edward Swartzberg, M.D.
A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke
Fast action is essential when it comes to treating an ischemic stroke. Here are six signs that can help identify victims.
Hospital Waits Are Risky for Stroke Patients
Every minute counts during a stroke, but disabling or deadly delays occur frequently after patients reach a hospital’s emergency room for treatment.
What Causes Gastritis? How to Protect Your Gut
If you have persistent stomach distress, don’t take it lightly: It could be gastritis. Here’s how it’s caused and how to find relief.
Why Sitting Too Much Is Not Good for You
The average adult sits for nearly eight hours a day. Here’s why that’s harmful to your health, and what you can do about it.
4 Simple Ways to Avoid Overuse Injuries
Tendinitis and stress fractures are common among people who do the same exercise repeatedly or often. Here’s how you can help prevent them.
5 Ways to Take the Sting Out of Sciatica
Few medical treatments have proven effective against the searing pain of sciatica. But these 5 home remedies may help ease your pain.
What the Latest Senate Health Bill Means If You Have a Pre-Existing Condition
The Senate health bill could make health care unaffordable for Americans with pre-existing conditions who must buy insurance on their own. Here’s what to know.
Electronic Medicine Dispensers: What to Consider First
New electronic medicine dispensers on the market claim they can help manage caregiving tasks. But much of that depends on how easy they are to set up and use.