Health

Could Prescription Heroin Help Stem Opioid Deaths In The U.S.?

As drug overdose deaths in the United States soar and life expectancy drops, researchers are looking to unconventional approaches to help stem the nation’s opioid crisis ― including making heroin available by prescription. A report released by the nonprofit Rand Corporation this week analyzed the literature on two interventions ― prescription heroin and supervised consumption […]

Health

Music and Alzheimer's: Can It Help?

Answer From Jonathan Graff-Radford, M.D. Research suggests that listening to or singing music can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Musical memories are often preserved in Alzheimer's disease because key brain areas linked to musical memory are relatively undamaged by the disease. For example, music can: […]

Health

Alzheimer's: Drugs Help Manage Symptoms

Learning you have Alzheimer's disease can be devastating. Working with your health care team can help you find the best strategies to manage your symptoms and prolong your independence. Alzheimer's drugs might be one strategy to help you temporarily manage memory loss, thinking and reasoning problems, and day-to-day function. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's drugs don't work for […]

Beauty

Amy Schumer Reveals She Is Struggling with a 'Tough' Pregnancy and Asks Fans for Help

Amy Schumer is looking for motivation during her “tough” pregnancy. The 37-year-old I Feel Pretty star revealed her struggles in an Instagram post on Thursday. Schumer announced she was expecting her first child with husband Chris Fischer in October. “The last few days have been tough. I’m grateful as hell and know it’s temporary but tough just the same,” she wrote in the caption […]

Food & Nutrition

14 Christmas Cookie Baking Hacks to Help You Win the Holiday Season

Recipes & Cooking Christina FarahDec 02 Claire NowakDec 02 Between shopping for gifts and entertaining guests, the most wonderful time of the year can get pretty stressful. Save time and money on your Christmas cookie baking with these genius hacks, so you can focus on enjoying the holiday season. Turn marshmallows into frosting iStock/AnthonyRosenberg Ran out of frosting? Don’t […]