Health Problems

Study reveals long-term benefits of weight loss surgery in adults with obesity and diabetes

Researchers recently conducted the largest study to date to evaluate the effectiveness of weight loss surgery in a Chinese population of individuals with obesity and type 2 diabetes. In the study, which is published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, surgery provided substantial and sustainable effects on weight, blood sugar, and cholesterol over five years. Source: […]

Health News

Study links Medicaid expansion and recipients’ health status

In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to research published this month in the journal Health Affairs. This new research conducted by faculty at the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) […]

Health Problems

Home remedies: high blood pressure and cold remedies

Over-the-counter cold remedies aren’t off-limits if you have high blood pressure, but it’s important to make careful choices. Among over-the-counter cold remedies, decongestants cause the most concern for people who have high blood pressure. Decongestants relieve nasal stuffiness by narrowing blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nose. This narrowing can affect other blood vessels […]

Kids Health

Coparenting Pro! Cory Wharton's Christmas With Daughter, Ex and Girlfriend

Coparenting goals! Cory Wharton and Cheyenne Floyd celebrated Christmas with their 2-year-old daughter, Ryder. “Merry Christmas from my crazy blended family to yours,” the Teen Mom OG star, 27, captioned a slideshow of photos. She and the fellow Challenge alum, 28, matched their toddler in blue snowflake-patterned onesies, along with Wharton’s pregnant girlfriend, Taylor Selfridge. […]