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WebMD brought together experts from four federal agencies to talk prevention, monitoring, and what the “what ifs” of bird flu might look like.... As WebMD’s chief medical officer, John Whyte, MD, is in a unique position to see both the current state of medical care for America’s older adults and the way things are trending for the future. We asked him to share his insight on a few topics, along with a bit of advice.... What to expect at the doctor’s office, hospitals, and long-term care facilities, the future of telemedicine, and how to get the best care during COVID-19.... A savvy black entrepreneur guides you on an eczema-friendly shopping spree.... Colorectal cancer cases increased a whopping 333% among 15- to 19-year-olds and 185% among 20- to 24-year-olds from 1999 to 2020.... Schizophrenia caregiver support is essential to avoid burnout. Learn how to build a support network when you're a mental-health caregiver.... Schizophrenia treatment is tricky when your loved one resists it. Learn ways to help someone with schizophrenia stick with their treatment plan.... Is it time for a change in your loved one's schizophrenia treatment? Learn the signs caregivers should watch for.... If you’re a schizophrenia caregiver, communication with your loved one's doctors is important. Learn how to stay in the loop.... The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Blue Zones will soon offer a new clinical certification to physicians and health professionals.... If you have two copies of the APOE4 gene, new research suggests that you’re very likely to develop Alzheimer’s. Experts break down the findings and share what you can do to lower your risk.... The virus variant that is circulating among cattle is not an efficient cause of disease in humans. There may be more concern if H5N1 passes to pigs, because their viral receptors are closer to those in humans.... Three women with eczema describe how they combat nighttime flare-ups.... Two moms reveal the great lengths they went to in their determination to give their children relief and good health.... Three keys to managing your eczema at the gym and then heading off to a productive and itch-free workday.... Cow udders have the same receptors for flu viruses as humans and birds, raising concerns that cows could become “mixing vessels” that help the bird flu virus spread between people.... Estimates show that by 2040, age-related macular degeneration may affect nearly 300 million people worldwide. And we are very limited in our ability to treat or prevent it. Here's what to know.... Turn around those bad family genes with four lifestyle changes.... Kidney care in the U.S. is at a watershed moment of moving past a deeply entrenched, institutionally racist equation.... Vegans and vegetarians sleep around 30 more minutes per night than average and up to 90% of them report good or excellent sleep quality, according to a new survey published by the Sleep Foundation.... What, exactly, does anorexia nervosa do inside the human body? The heart and bones suffer the most.... Many new mothers aren’t aware that postpartum PTSD even exists, but it’s far from rare. Here's what to know.... See how one person manages the ups and downs of major depressive disorder -- and how her depression inspired her career as a therapist.... A therapist talks about managing major depressive disorder (MDD): what to expect, strategies for dealing with setbacks, and when to talk to your therapist.... Learn from a mental health advocate how the stigma of depression is changing and how acceptance is the first step to managing major depressive disorder.... A person with major depressive disorder shares how they talk about their condition with others.... Major depressive disorder (MDD) at work: tips, strategies, who to tell, what to do, and asking for accommodations.... Not all exercises are created equal. Some are simply more efficient than others, whether they target multiple muscle groups, are suitable for a wide variety of fitness levels, or help you burn calories more effectively.... These tips will help you enjoy the foods at social events when you have ulcerative colitis and still steer clear of a flare.... Ulcerative colitis is a relapsing-remitting disease, so it’s hard to predict symptoms over time. Here’s what to expect and how to recognize remission.... Friendship can be a good medicine when you have ulcerative colitis. Learn how to keep your social life going when you don’t always feel like going out.... Curious if your body’s aging is normal? WebMD discusses healthy and normal signs of aging.... Your dietary needs change as you age. WebMD advises what should be on your grocery list.... After falling for over a decade, the death rate climbed for several years and now is about the same as in 1999.... There are far more powerful motivators than “get abs!” to help you start an exercise routine you’ll stick to.... The goalpost for old age has been moving. Until now.... More than 1 million Americans live with Crohn’s, a chronic and sometimes crippling bowel disease that affects the intestines and leads to digestive issues. But in 2024, breakthroughs could bring relief in different ways. Here's what to know.... How realistic is the Grey’s Anatomy episode that shows a Parkinson’s disease cure? A neurosurgery professor weighs in.... You shouldn’t draw major conclusions about the safety of marijuana amid the recent announcement that federal regulators may reclassify the drug, experts are cautioning.... A new study suggests female doctors may provide patients better care, especially when those patients are women. Here's what to know.... Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD, director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, talks about health disparities and how his studies aim to improve interventions in clinical settings and across communities.... A data scientist who has accurately predicted COVID waves since the beginning of the pandemic warns that a surge is on the horizon.... New Season Brings Boost of Energy, but Also Unplanned Pregnancies... With age, your body doesn’t absorb nutrients well, so every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition. Here are 9 nutrients older adults often need more of.... How does getting older affect your immune system? How can you keep those effects to a minimum? Your answers are here.... Trouble chewing and swallowing? WebMD shares six ways to make everything go down a little easier.... Staying healthy as you enter your golden years has a lot to do with your diet. Here are some foods that are good for your heart, your brain, your bones, and your muscles.... Losing your hearing, or learning a loved one is, can bring about a range of uncomfortable emotions. Here's how you can deal with this tough transition.... Before there was Ozempic, there were these cost-friendly, safe, and highly effective weight loss drugs. FDA-approved obesity medication like orlistat (Xenical), phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia), and naltrexone/bupropion extended release (Contrave) have been on the market for decades.... Learn how genes and lifestyle interact to affect your health over the course of your life....