Throughout the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Annual Meeting Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2023, in Nashville, Cedars-Sinai experts will be available to discuss the latest research, innovations and treatment options.
The start of a new school year can be exciting, but for some students it comes with fear and anxiety – especially for those who are victims of bullying. According to Virginia Tech psychologist Rosanna Breaux, about 1 in 4 children experience bullying in elementary school. “The hurtful behavior can happen in a variety of ways – physical, verbal, or social,” says Breaux.
Can your child see the blackboard at school? Ophthalmologist Marcela Maria Estrada explains why kids often don’t know they have bad eyesight and gives tips for healthy vision.
Working while studying has many benefits for college students with disabilities, including improving their financial situation, acquiring new skills, beefing up their resume and expanding their personal and professional networks.
Climate change has supersized summer heat this year, with Southern California expected to again reach more than 100 degrees mid-month. Along with the rise in outdoor temperatures, physicians are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses following weeks of unrelenting hot weather.
With the increase in outdoor activities during the summer, a UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer specialist reminds you to protect your skin from sun damage.
HSS doctor/ballroom dancer discusses the many physical and psychological benefits of dancing. She provides tips to prevent injury and get the most out of the activity.
Peanut butter and jelly. Fireworks and the Fourth of July. A juicy burger and a crisp German lager. Some things just go together. With the recent rise of craft beer in the U.S., Americans now have more beer choices than ever before. While it’s tempting to serve your favorite adult beverage with every dish, pairing the right beer style with your dish of choice can elevate your Independence Day meal.
Ahead of the July 4th holiday, Virginia Tech experts can speak on a variety of topics, including food & beer pairings for cookouts, pets & fireworks safety, grilling safety tips, and more. To schedule an interview, please contact the media relations office at [email protected]. Safeguarding pets on the 4th of July Summer heat and holiday travel can always be dangerous for pets, and so can the noise of fireworks.
In addition to presenting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center research findings, Sylvester experts are available at ASCO to share perspectives on a wide variety of topics and studies ranging from breast cancer to sarcoma, prostate cancer, mesothelioma, melanoma, CNS tumors and more.
As summer temperatures climb, heat illnesses become a more serious risk, particularly for young children, older adults, outdoor workers, athletes and people with chronic conditions. It is important to understand the impact of prolonged periods of high heat and humidity on your body. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) encourages people of all ages to stay cool this summer by taking proper precautions to preventing heat illness.
When it comes to older adults, depression affects more than 7 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 years or older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Getting a family member or a close friend who is an older adult to seek and use mental health help can be a challenging task, especially when it comes to dealing with depression. If an older adult you know is exhibiting signs of depression, the tips below can help you better communicate with the individual and guide them in seeking the professional help they need.
Warm weather means tick season. Faculty at the School of Medicine and Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine share tips for staying healthy outdoors.
Experts from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center and Smidt Heart Institute are available for interviews about transplantation, immunology and organ donation in April, Donate Life Month, and throughout the year.
Physician-scientists from the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Cedars-Sinai are available to discuss the latest news and research being shared at the International Stroke Conference Feb. 8-10 in Dallas.
Elisa V. Bandera, MD, PhD and Carolyn J. Heckman, PhD, co-leaders of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, together with RWJBarnabas Health, share their top tips for cancer prevention during National Cancer Prevention Month.
With the holidays upon us, kitchen accidents can become more common as we cook meals for large gatherings of friends and family. In preparation for the holiday season, a board-certified dermatologist from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is sharing tips on how to treat minor burns and cuts and apply proper wound care.
A Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Center expert discusses how children and adults can reduce risks of poisoning
Cedars-Sinai physicians and scientists will share the results of new research aimed at improving the treatment of digestive diseases during the international meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). The clinical conference will take place Oct. 21-26 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is available for virtual and in-person attendance.
It’s that time of year: costumes, candy and trick-or-treating. As families celebrate this season, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts are available for interviews on a variety of tips to help ensure a safe and fun Halloween.
Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Trauma experts will present their latest advances in treatments and research at the annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) in Florida Oct. 12-15.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 4, 2022) — There are many ways to get rid of unwanted facial and body hair, but shaving with a razor is one of the most common and inexpensive methods. Unfortunately, using a razor sometimes can lead to razor bumps, also called shaving bumps. Board-certified dermatologists share simple tips that can help treat this skin condition.
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s pediatric specialists will share their expertise and recent research findings at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, taking place Oct. 7-11 in Anaheim, California.
Bringing home a new baby is a joyous time for any parent. For first time parents, bringing home a new baby can unlock a wide range of emotions—from excitement to nervousness. As you adjust to parenthood, you’ll notice that your baby has the softest skin, however, you may notice scaly, greasy patches develop on their scalp.
Pediatrician recommends these steps parents can take to help their children—and themselves—transition from the swimming pool to the classroom as smoothly as possible.
Summertime trips to lakes or pools to escape the heat can sometimes lead to ear infections caused by excess moisture in the ear canal. Hongzhao Ji, M.D., Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern, offers information on swimmer’s ear, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.
A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed that many Generation Z adults, ages 18-25, are not aware of the dangers of overexposure to the sun and are not protecting themselves from it. Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, the AAD is setting the record straight about common misconceptions about tanning and encouraging everyone to practice safe sun to decrease their risk for skin cancer and premature aging skin.
据世界卫生组织(WHO)称，头痛疾病是全球最常见的健康问题之一，也是最未得到适当诊断和治疗的疾病之一。在这次专家提醒中，凤凰城妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 的头痛和偏头痛专家兼神经科医生Amaal Starling医学博士针对包括偏头痛和药物诱发的反弹性头痛在内的各种疾病，提出了一些预防和管理头痛的建议。
Os distúrbios de dores de cabeça estão entre os problemas de saúde mais comuns em todo o mundo e são um dos mais subdiagnosticados e subtratados, segundo a Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS). Neste alerta do especialista, a neurologista Dra. Amaal Starling, M.D., especialista em dor de cabeça e enxaqueca da Mayo Clinic em Phoenix, dá dicas para prevenir e gerenciar distúrbios de dor de cabeça, incluindo enxaqueca e a cefaleia de rebote induzida por medicamentos.
As America sees a record number of overdose deaths, taking action to reduce harm and tragedy due to opioids is vital. Here, three providers with expertise in substance use disorder care share ways individuals, communities and health care providers can help save lives.
Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be aware that other practices before surgery won’t help outcomes or are still inconclusive.
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Joshua Carson, MD, regional director of Loyola Medicine’s Burn Center is reminding everyone to be vigilant to prevent burn injuries around the holidays. Loyola’s Burn Center is the largest in Illinois and is a regional leader in treating adult and pediatric burns and trauma.
An expert’s advice for harnessing the power of music to cope with stress
世界心脏日是9月29日 – 心律失常是最常见的心脏问题之一。心律不齐会导致心脏跳动过快、过慢或不规律。人们可能一出生就患有心律不齐，也可能在一生中发展出这些问题。医学博士Elijah Behr是伦敦Mayo Clinic Healthcare（妙佑医疗国际医疗保健）的心脏病专家，其分享了在预防、检测和治疗心律不齐方面取得的五项进展。
El Día Mundial del Corazón es el 29 de septiembre – Los trastornos del ritmo cardíaco son uno de los problemas más frecuentes del corazón. Las arritmias hacen que el corazón lata muy rápido, muy lento o de manera irregular. Una persona puede nacer con arritmia o desarrollarla durante el transcurso de su vida.
World Heart Day is Sept. 29 – Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives.
As temperatures remain high across the country, removing unwanted body hair is still top of mind for many; however, shaving may have started to feel tedious. Fortunately, there are options besides shaving or waxing. According to board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, people can dissolve unwanted hair using products called depilatories. These are creams, lotions and gels that are applied to the skin, and the results can last longer than shaving.
How do children learn language, and how is language related to other cognitive and social skills? Psychological scientists have researched these questions for many decades. Here’s a look at some recent research (2020–2021) on language development published in the journal Psychological Science.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Law School faculty experts are available to discuss repercussions from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 20 years ago in the United States and around the world.
Three education experts offer advice to parents in helping their children make the transition back to school after the pandemic break and a year of virtual/hybrid learning.
Four UCI faculty offer insights on the future of U.S.-China relations, covering topics as wide-ranging as educational exchange programs to Hollywood portrayals.
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As many people are making plans to enjoy the great outdoors this spring and summer, Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Wilderness Medicine experts are sharing some important information to help make it a safe and enjoyable time for the whole family.
Seth Hawkins, M.D., wilderness medicine expert, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist and medical director for N.C. State Parks, offers the following tips.
Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 74,000 people will be diagnosed with kidney cancer in the United States this year according to the American Cancer Society.
Over the course of the last year, Rensselaer experts have made many meaningful contributions to the understanding of — and response to — the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a list of pandemic-related topics they can address.
More than 35 million people in the United States have diabetes, which has been linked to worse outcomes from COVID-19. During National Diabetes Month, Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss how the pandemic has affected people with diabetes and what they can do to protect their health.
June is Men’s Health Month, a national recognition that raises awareness about health care for men. It is also the month during which we celebrate Father’s Day. In celebration of these observances, an expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shares information on cancer screenings and other important tips to encourage dad to lead a healthy lifestyle all year round.
The following are various story ideas regarding the COVID-19 illness. To interview experts in these tips or others at Johns Hopkins, contact [email protected].
Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.