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What is Atransferrinemia?

Atransferrinemia is a very rare genetic disorder and is sometimes also known as congenital or hereditary atransferrinemia. It is defined by the lack of healthy, functional red blood cells in the blood (hypochro...

Homelessness and Aging

The connection between homelessness and aging has been largely neglected in literature. Increasingly, in countries such as the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia, the population of the aging homeless ...

De Fer named director of Division of General Medicine

Thomas M. De Fer, MD, a nationally recognized leader in medical education, has been named director of the Division of General Medicine within the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medici...

How Could Sharks lead to New Medical Devices?

The antimicrobial properties of shark skin may become another incentive for the development of unique materials that protect surfaces from reproduction and damage by bacteria and microorganisms, as well as the ...
Personal Health

Al-Aly named associate editor of nephrology journal

Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named an associate editor of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Al-Aly is ...

A Catch-22 Trips Up Some in Legal Guardianship Who Try...

Ten years ago, Nicholas Clouse was riding shotgun in his friend’s Camaro when the car jerked and he felt himself flying through the air. Clouse’s head slammed against the passenger-side window. The traumati...

How Long Can You Wear a KN95, N95, or KF94...

In just a few weeks' time, the Omicron variant has overtaken Delta to become the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the US, making up 95.4% of all coronavirus infections according to the Centers for Disease Co...

P&G Recalls Certain Hair Products From Brands Like Pantene, Aussie,...

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has issued a voluntary recall of select dry shampoos and conditioners over the presence of benzene, a known cancer-causing chemical. The impacted sprays include lots from Pantene,...
Kids Health

Teri Hatcher Reveals Shocking & Heartbreaking Sperm Donor Experience In...

In a candid interview, Teri Hatcher revealed a heartbreaking detail about trying for baby number two. While guest-hosting E!’s Daily Pop on Jan 20, per Page Six, the Desperate Housewives alum revealed tha...

Camila Alves McConaughey Shares Throwback Photo of Daughter Vida for...

Camila Alves McConaughey shared the cutest throwback photo of her daughter Vita, whom she shares with husband Matthew McConaughey, on her 12th birthday. This adorable childhood pic shows Vida as a child strikin...

I'm Eschewing the Machismo, Homophobia & Other Toxicities of My...

Ask around at any prima’s quinceañera, and you’ll learn that the adage, “Parenting doesn’t come with a manual” doesn’t really apply to Latinx familias — it comes...

Bindi Irwin's Daughter Grace Warrior Struggles to Use a Remote...

Parents of little ones know that almost every moment during that first year feels like a milestone, with even the smallest steps as precious as the big ones. Bindi Irwin is no stranger to that excitement, recen...
Family Health

Jana Kramer Posts Emotional Message to Instagram About Past Abusive...

Jana Kramer is opening up about her past abusive relationships—and she wants to replace the negative voices in her head that those relationships helped create with positive ones. On September 27, the 37-...

Some Helpful Tips for Storing Baby Formula

Every mom wants her baby to be happy, active, and healthy. A baby’s development during the first year of life largely depends on a healthy diet. Thankfully, there is no lack of quality baby formulas on the ma...

Is Honey a Good Natural Sweetener Substitute for Vegans?

Those people who wanted to lose weight and regulate their blood sugar already know the drill: as much as possible, you are to avoid eating refined sugar as well as its variants that are hidden in processed food...

Harry Potter Actress Afshan Azad Is Pregnant, Expecting First Baby...

Congratulations are in order for Afshan Azad! The Harry Potter actress, who played Padma Patil in the film franchise, announced her pregnancy on Sunday, sharing a picture of herself cradling her baby bump along...