National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins is stepping down by year’s end

Francis Collins, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), holds a model of Covid-19 while speaking during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Bloomberg | Getty Images National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins – who has helmed the agency… Read More »

What’s the rationale behind a COVID vaccine booster — and will everyone really need one at some point?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Could “fully vaccinated” soon mean triple vaccinated? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Oct 04, 2021  •  18 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  325 Comments An Israeli woman receives her third dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Jerusalem, October 3, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Ronen… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for SEPTEMBER 17, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Every week we review the most recent publications in women’s mental health, covering topics related to premenstrual symptoms, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, use of medications in pregnant and breastfeeding women, perinatal substance use, and menopausal mental health.  For more detailed descriptions of many of these topics, you can sign up to receive our weekly… Read More »

Here Are a Top Nutritionist’s Tips for Starting a Plant-Based Diet

A plant-based diet is a diet that primarily revolves around eating non-animal foods and provides a wide array of nutrients, which many experts believe holds the key to good health. Plant-based diets reduce inflammation, the lynchpin of most degenerative diseases killing Americans. If done correctly, a plant-based diet is satisfying, energizing, mentally balancing, and a… Read More »