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Your Good Health: Dissociative identity disorder mischaracterized in the media

Your Good Health: Dissociative identity disorder mischaracterized in the media

People with this condition need compassion from friends and family, and skilful care from knowledgeable practitioners, who can be hard to find.
Your Good Health: Healthy kidney keeps body's electrolytes in balance

Your Good Health: Healthy kidney keeps body's electrolytes in balance

An exception is athletes who exercising at high intensity. This can cause loss of electrolytes through sweat, so endurance athletes need to consume more sodium, a positively charged electrolyte in its dissolved ionic form.
Your Good Health: Weight loss in lactose intolerant patient warrants investigation

Your Good Health: Weight loss in lactose intolerant patient warrants investigation

Even though milk sugar can’t be absorbed in a person with lactase deficiency, weight loss is uncommon
Your Good Health: Best combo of blood pressure meds varies by person

Your Good Health: Best combo of blood pressure meds varies by person

Choosing a medicine that is effective with no or almost no side effects is the goal
Your Good Health: Traumatic medical events can lead to PTSD

Your Good Health: Traumatic medical events can lead to PTSD

Medical causes account for approximately 6.5% of PTSD in a recent study
Your Good Health: About 8% of people are allergic to sulfa

Your Good Health: About 8% of people are allergic to sulfa

Attempts to create a test to predict (or even confirm) a sulfa allergy have not been successful, and none is available.
Your Good Health: VOC cancer risk depends on level of exposure

Your Good Health: VOC cancer risk depends on level of exposure

The risk of developing cancer from air fresheners and fabric softener is very, very low.
How artificial intelligence is improving hearing aid technology

How artificial intelligence is improving hearing aid technology

AI-powered hearing solutions support your brain by giving it more of what it needs to make better sense of sound
Your Good Health: Risks of taking statins can depend on how you measure them

Your Good Health: Risks of taking statins can depend on how you measure them

People at high risk of heart attack and stroke benefit from statin therapy
Your Good Health: Fetus cannot survive in ectopic pregnancy

Your Good Health: Fetus cannot survive in ectopic pregnancy

As early as possible, ectopic pregnancies are treated to avoid rupture of the fallopian tube