Latest by Stephanie Stephens

No 'Fibs': Current Evidence About Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about atrial fibrillation risk factors and causes. Find out what research shows about the connection between depression and afib.

Angelina Jolie's Effect on Breast Cancer

When Angelina Jolie spoke up about her preventive double mastectomy and BRCA1, she raised more awareness in one day that some organizations do in 10 years.

Why Is Brain Health and Preservation a Must for MS?

For the nearly 2.3 million people worldwide who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), brain health and preservation are vital. Keeping your body and mind active are two ways you can help.

Your Stressful Job Raises Your A-fib Risk

A Swedish study reports that job strain is associated with an almost 50 percent increased risk of a-fib.

Smoking Exposure May Cause Toddler's Hearing Impairment

Research from Japan shows that exposure to tobacco smoke both prenatally and postnatally may raise the risk of hearing problems in children.

Outdoor Professions Carry Different Risks for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Solar ultraviolet radiation is now recognized as an occupational disease common to outdoor workers in a number of countries.

Sleep Health and Yoga Team Up for Better Sleep in Low-Income Communities

New research says that delivering sleep health education and yoga interventions in low-income communities improved both sleep quality and daytime functioning.

More Striking Evidence of Plant-Based Diet Benefits

New research demonstrates that the plant-based Portfolio dietary pattern can result in improvements in LDL cholesterol and other established cardiometabolic risk factors.

Meet Multiple Sclerosis Activist Nancy Davis

Nancy Davis shares her experience with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and what inspired her to start Center Without Walls.

Quicken Your Pace for Longer Life

Walking at an average or fast pace is associated with a reduced risk of all-cause mortality as well as of cardiovascular disease.