Psychology & Psychiatry

Cigarette smoke damages mental health, too

For decades, doctors have warned about the health risks of smoking. However, their warnings focused on the physical risks that cigarettes pose to health, such as lung cancer, heart disease, low birth weight and high blood ...

Health

Dyeing your hair? Beware chemical burns

Nothing can perk up your appearance like a new cut and color, but failure to take proper precautions when having your hair dyed could result in chemical burns on your scalp, an expert warns.

Medications

Chinese medicine could treat Parkinson's: HK study

Chinese medicine may be effective in battling certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and lessening side effects from the drugs used to treat the condition, according to a new study.

Health

Getting adequate vitamin D in the fall and winter

Vitamin D plays a large role in overall health, but it can be challenging to absorb sufficient levels—especially in the colder months. A Baylor College of Medicine expert provides tips on how to maintain your vitamin D ...

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