Tag Archives: Know

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

From The State Capitols: Ohio Law Would Ensure Women Know About Abortion-Reversal Treatment; Georgia Bans Shackling Of Pregnant Prisoners

Health care news from state legislatures comes from Ohio, Georgia, Maryland, California, Iowa and Minnesota. Cincinnati Enquirer: Ohio Lawmakers Want Women To Know About Abortion ‘reversal.’ But The Method Is Unproven. Republican lawmakers in Ohio want every woman seeking a medical abortion informed that they could reverse that procedure. But the American College of Obstetricians… Read More »

What to know about supplements for muscles

Muscle-building supplements can improve physical performance during resistance training and help stimulate muscle growth. Protein and creatine are two popular supplements that can have these effects. Resistance training, such as weightlifting, puts a high degree of strain on the muscles. Over time, the muscles adapt, becoming stronger and, typically, larger. Many muscle-building supplements are available… Read More »

What to know about abdominal tenderness

Abdominal tenderness is a type of pain that someone experiences when they apply pressure to their abdomen. It can occur due to various illnesses, or if a person experiences a physical blow to their abdomen. According to an article that features in the International Journal of General Medicine, abdominal pain is the most common reason… Read More »