Tag Archives: Prevent

California law created to prevent Black women from dying during childbirth

A nurse holds a newborn baby in maternity hospital. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Thanks to Serena Williams advocacy on the issue of Black women dying during childbirth at disproportionately high rates (as compared to their white peers) has gotten substantial attention. This week California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill to address the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing… Read More »

Snoring: How to prevent the condition to sleep better according to sleep experts

Most people are likely to snore at some point in their lives but it’s still important to understand why it’s happening and what treatments are available. Snoring occurs more frequently in men and people who are overweight. Snoring is often due to obstructive sleep apnea which is characterised by episodes of interrupted breathing during sleep… Read More »

Take Steps to Prevent a Stroke

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 — Strokes are common but not inevitable. There are ways you can reduce your risk, starting with your blood pressure. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of permanent disability, said Dr. Gary Bernardini, neurology chair at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens. Most… Read More »