Preventive Care


Aspirin Lowers Liver Cancer Risk, Study Confirms

Taking two or more 325 mg tablets a week for at least five years significantly reduces the risk of primary liver cancer, according to two long-term studies.

By Diane Domina

FDA Approves New Contraceptive Device for Women

The FDA approved a combined hormonal contraceptive for women called Annovera, the first vaginal ring that can be used to prevent pregnancy for a full year.

By Diane Domina

If You're a Woman With RA, You're Susceptible to Other Conditions

It's not enough that you live with RA — if you are a woman with RA it opens up your immune system to other chronic conditions. But, unlike with RA, there are things you can do to prevent these comorbidities.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

MS Drug Efficacy Drops as Patients Age

A new meta-analysis study reinforces the importance of early treatment upon MS diagnosis to prevent disability.

By Trevis Gleason

Hashimoto's and Your Gut

If you’re living with Hashimoto’s, research shows that you have significantly different gut microbiota, which means that you may need to take these five actions to better gut health.

By Mary Shomon

Home DNA Tests and Privacy: A Primer

Remember: Reputable companies will ask permission before they share your information with others.

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

While nail psoriasis may not be preventable, proper nail care may help limit your flare-ups.

By HealthAfter50

Preventing Bladder Cancer Relapse: What the Research Says

Bladder cancer has one of the highest recurrence rates so it’s important to follow these suggestions to prevent relapse.

By Malaika Hill

Hand Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercises that strengthen the muscles around your joints to help reduce pain.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

10 Ways Naturopathy Can Help With RA

Going beyond traditional medication and trying acupuncture, supplements and meditation can make a difference.

By Lene Andersen, MSW