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Emenecker wins prize for innovation in biomedical science

Ryan Emenecker, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has won the 2022 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. The $50,000 prize recognizes excellence and cre...

Atkinson honored by American Society of Hematology

The American Society of Hematology has honored John Atkinson, MD, the Samuel Grant Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, for his significant contributions to the field ...

FDA Approves Weekly Patch to Treat Alzheimer's-Related Dementia

Fact checked on April 13, 2022 by Rich Scherr, a journalist and fact-checker with more than three decades of experience. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a weekly skin patch used to trea...

CDC Recommends Men Who Have Sex With Men Get Meningococcal...

Gay and bisexual men in Florida should get vaccinated against meningococcal disease following reports of an ongoing outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday.  So far in 20...
Health Problems

What is Overdiagnosis and Why is it Bad?

What is overdiagnosis?Why overdiagnosis happensAdverse effects of overdiagnosisPrevention of overdiagnosisReferencesFurther reading Overdiagnosis is one of the most harmful and costly problems in modern healthc...

What are the Advantages of Open-Access Research?

IntroductionTraditional publishingOpen-access research & self-publishingLimitations of open access researchReferencesFurther reading Open access (OA) research refers to a less traditional form of publishing...

Tackling Respiratory Infections in the 21st Century

Introduction Respiratory infection trendsAntimicrobial resistance and respiratory infectionsUsing data for surveillanceInfluenza prevention and treatmentDiagnosis of respiratory infectionsCurrent instances...

100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care...

Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. Ariane Buck, a youn...
Family Health

Snap Up These Prime Day Deals on Lego Sets for...

With Amazon Prime Day in full swing this week, parents – and just about anyone with an important kid in their life – should be thrilled to know that yes, there are plenty of Lego deals to be had. Ba...

These Foods Will Make Your Eyes Healthier

Everyone, youbg and old, needs to take good care of their body. You need to consciously look out for your personal health and not just defer caring for a particular body part till when you attain a certain...

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need Vitamin D

Vitamin D benefit muscular function, bone health, and cardiovascular system. But can a deficiency of Vitamin D cause any type of illness? Vitamin D is perhaps the easiest to procure – simply walk out and enjo...

Teenage Skin Problems & How To Deal With Them

Teenagers go through a lot of skin changes and transformations when they hit puberty. With all the hormonal changes their bodies are undergoing, it is common for teenagers to face many skin problems that could ...

Pregnant Erin Napier Jokes About Small Baby Bump at 32...

Erin Napier is closing in on her due date. On Monday, the pregnant Home Town star joked about how small she's carrying at 32 weeks along as she posed in a pink shirt and blue jeans for a snapshot posted to...
Kids Health

This Mom Has a Pointed Response When People Comment on...

A new mom wants feedback from Reddit’s AITA forum about her response to baby weight comments — and the users have spoken. She began by explaining that she recently gave birth to her third child afte...

This Little Detail in Brittany Mahomes's New Family Portrait Shows...

Brittany Mahomes wears the sweetest tribute to her daughter, 1-year-old Sterling. Her husband, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, shared a photo of himself, Sterling and Brittany, and we couldn&#82...

Parents Say This Waterproof Baby Carrier Is a ‘Game Changer...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. There may only be a few weeks left to the summer season, but there&rsquo...

Heather Rae Young Is ‘Prioritizing’ Her Health During Pregnancy, Even...

Rest is so important for pregnant mamas (and for all parents, really). This can be challenging, especially for those used to the “go-go-go” lifestyle like Heather Rae Young. But when her doctor aske...

Mindy Kaling Has an Inspiring Message For New Moms Who...

Mindy Kaling opened up about her struggles with breastfeeding — and offered some kind, thoughtful reassurance to moms who are dealing with the same challenges. The multi-hyphenate star took part in the #D...