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‘Smart Pajamas’ Could Improve Your Sleep: Here’s How

If you’re one of the 70 million Americans who struggles to get a good night’s sleep, these new high-tech PJs could be the solution.

By Lara DeSanto

New Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Cancer Could Increase Survival By Nearly 2 Years

In a clinical trial, a vaccine for the treatment of glioblastoma, which killed John McCain, showed promising results.

By Lara DeSanto

Medical Marijuana: Different Tokes for Different Folks (and Health Conditions)

People with cancer who use medical marijuana are more likely to choose forms with higher amounts of THC than those with other health conditions, who prefer CBD.

By Diane Domina

Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

By Diane Domina

How to Know if Ketamine Will Help Your Depression—Before You Spend a Cent

Ketamine can be costly. But researchers are working to determine if biomarkers, such as mere blood test, may help to determine if the Rx will reduce your symptoms.

By Therese Borchard

The FDA Just Approved a New Device That Eases Heart Failure Symptoms

For those with moderate-to-severe chronic heart failure, treatment options are limited. But a newly approved device may help.

By Diane Domina

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.

By Ashley Wall

New Treatment for Postpartum Depression Works 6 Times Faster Than Current Meds

Postpartum depression can be life-threatening — and yet, the main treatments for this illness can take weeks to start working. But a new drug called Zulresso just approved by the FDA can take effect in as little as two days.

By Lara DeSanto

Can Teen Girls With Cancer Still Have Children?

Get all the information you need about fertility preservation in young women and girls diagnosed with cancer, including treatment options like egg freezing.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Women Beat Men When It Comes to Recovering After Trauma — But Why?

In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.

By Diane Domina