Oncology & Cancer

Cost of cancer treatment can impact health of survivors

A significant number of people who have survived cancer are living in poverty, which can have negative effects on their physical and mental health, according to researchers at the Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

How do I know if I need a cortisone shot?

If you're an athlete prone to overuse injuries or if you have a chronic condition like arthritis, chances are you've had a cortisone injection—or at least discussed the treatment with your medical provider.

Health

Explaining exertional compartment syndrome

Exertional compartment syndrome is a medical condition that generally affects runners and people involved in jumping and impact sports. Symptoms may include pain, tightness, and weakness in the lower extremities. For some, ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Wearing your fitness on your sleeve is great for the heart

New findings from Australian researchers have endorsed what millions of people around the world believe: fitness trackers, pedometers and smart watches motivate us to exercise more and lose weight.

Health

The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

As scientists gradually discover evidence that people who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier and more psychologically resilient, the saying "you're only as old as you feel" rings increasingly ...

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