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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Learn more about the risks benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and how you can help prevent it.
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?
If you have diabetes, you have double the risk of getting a serious form of gum disease known as periodontitis. Here’s what you should know.
If you have diabetes, exercise is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. Learn about these new exercise guidelines from the ADA.
Joint pain at night and other symptoms of osteoarthritis can disrupt sleep, but simple measures can help you drift off faster and stay asleep longer.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) devices promise relief from joint pain. Here’s what to know before you buy.
If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, here’s why you should think twice before considering high intensity focused ultrasound.