• Taking a stand for public access - 07/29/2016 01:21 PM EDT
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    Health take-away: What to do if someone you love has an opioid addiction

    09/23/2016 03:52 PM EDT
    When I was in medical school in the late 1990s, there was a movement to promote the idea of the "fifth vital sign." It was thought that pain was under-treated, leading to unnecessary suffering. Around the same time, prescriptions for opioid 
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    Ask Dr. K: Don't worry if you're diagnosed with an astigmatism
    09/23/2016 03:52 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. He told me what that means, but I still don't really understand what it is. Please explain it to me. DEAR READER >> Astigmatism means that the eye's cornea has Full Story

    100 things that impacted public health
    09/16/2016 04:16 PM EDT - The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100 this year. The school came to life during a time when women frequently died during childbirth and infant mortality was a grave concern. Inadequate nutrition, sanitation and often-fatal Full Story

    Myth vs. Fact: Not always a straight path when treating depression
    09/16/2016 04:16 PM EDT - There are days when each of us is irritable. There are days when many of us would rather not go to work or school. There are occasions when sleep may be hard to come by. What happens when an "off day" turns into an "off week," and an off week turns Full Story

    Ask. Dr. K: Simple maneuver eases vertigo
    09/16/2016 04:16 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I suffer from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. I've heard that something called the Epley maneuver may help. Could you explain what this is? DEAR READER >> Vertigo is the sensation that either your body or your Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.