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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 ...

International Alzheimer’s clinical trial to test two drugs in combination

Researchers leading a worldwide clinical trial aimed at finding treatments for Alzheimer’s disease are modifying an arm of the trial to evaluate a combination of drugs targeting two brain proteins: amyloid an...

What are the Health Effects of Drought?

Droughts are widely considered the most destructive and economically challenging of all the climate hazards. Droughts affect several million people every year and growing evidence suggests that health is vulner...
Personal Health

A Tapeworm Infection Caused This Man to Have a Seizure...

A Boston-area man is doing well after suddenly suffering from seizures that were caused by a parasitic infection in his brain. The source of the infection? The larval cysts of a tapeworm. The 38-year-old man, w...

Democrats’ Plans to Expand Medicare Benefits Put Pinch on Advantage...

California Vaccine Mandate Extends to Aides for People With Disabilities

Workers in adult and senior care facilities and in-home aides have been added to the list of California health workers who must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Those who work directly with people w...

Ireland Baldwin Embraces 'Cellulite, Stretch Marks, Curves' in New Bikini...

Ireland Baldwin shared a series of bikini photos on Instagram—and it's her way of showing acceptance of all aspects of her body. "Embracing my cellulite, stretch marks, curves, eczema, ingrowns...
Kids Health

Kourtney Kardashian Just Shared an Amazing Elf on the Shelf...

Some of us moms can’t wait to put our creativity to the test when it’s time for Elf on the Shelf to return. And some of us get stressed just thinking about all the work that goes into styling and po...

Amazon Kicked Off Their Black Friday Deals Early & All...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Black Friday came a little bit early for everyone this year. And now the...

How Parents Can Help Their Unvaccinated Toddlers Stay Safe On...

Oh, the beloved playground, every child’s favorite place to visit. But for some parents of toddlers, the trip is cause for concern — although the Food and Drug Administration recently authorized the...

Katherine Schwarzenegger Opens Up About What She’s Learned From Mom...

Katherine Schwarzenegger, 31, the eldest of their four kids, has learned a lot from mom Maria Shriver about raising her own daughter, Lyla Maria. “It goes by so quickly, so being present is the most impor...
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...