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From the Experts

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know
Here, a neurologist discusses the landscape of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, available treatments, genetic dementia and ways you can help strengthen your cognitive function.
Yes, Meditating Can Reverse Cognitive Decline and Reshape the Brain. Here’s How
If you’ve been thinking of adopting a meditation practice, let this interview be your sign to start and perhaps give Kirtan Kriya meditation a try.
How to Pick Which Sunscreen You Should Use, According to a Dermatologist
Overwhelmed by the options in the aisle when it comes to sunscreen? Here’s your guide to buying a better bottle that will protect you from the sun.
Just Keep Swimming: Water Safety for Kids
Whether you’re vacationing or staying close to home, keep your kids safe and healthy this summer.
How to Protect Your Eyes From the Summer Sun
Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement, but an essential preventive healthcare tool.
A Cardiologist’s Take on Smartwatch ECG Monitors and Heart Health
If your watch could detect a serious health problem, how often would you turn to it?
Navigating Post-Partum Life in a Post-Pandemic World
Reintegrating into post-pandemic life, especially for those with a newborn, starts with baby steps.
A TikTok Doctor Discusses LGBTQ+ Care and Providers Being Better Allies
Dr. Austin Chiang was nominated by GLAAD for “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year.” Here, he shares what the recognition means for him and changes he wants to see.
As We Emerge From the Pandemic, Who Is at Risk for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
A traumatic event can cause PTSD, but so can unrelenting stress, such as what we’ve experienced during the COVID pandemic.
Coming Out: Tips & Tools for Supporting LGBTQ+ Family & Friends
A licensed clinical social worker discusses the experience of “coming out” and how you can support and be an ally to LGBTQ+ family members and friends.
Here’s Your Who, Where and When Guide to Getting Tested For HIV
An infectious disease physician answers some common questions about testing, plus what treatment options are available if you test positive.