Tim GowerHealth 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.
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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.
The hepatitis C virus can cause serious liver damage if it’s not treated early. Following are eight myths about the disease.
If you have arthritis that affects your hands, everyday tasks can be painful. Here's how hand exercises may help.
How do you know if changes in your loved one’s memory are serious and warrant an evaluation by a health professional—and how do you get him or her to go?
Several clinical trials have provided powerful evidence that a healthy lifestyle can protect your brain and reduce the risk for age-related cognitive problems.
For older adults, the stress of being hospitalized can lead to bouts of delirium, or a confused mental state.
Palliative care for dementia throughout the course of the disease can help improve quality of life for patients and lighten the burden on caregivers.