Why Won't My Therapist Just Tell Me What to Do?

If you’re looking for advice, you can call friends and family. You can speak with a spiritual leader or life coach. But if you ask your therapist, you may be disappointed. Melba Vasquez, PhD, a psychologist in independent practice in Austin, TX, has heard the plea a number of times throughout her career: “Why don’t… Continue reading Why Won't My Therapist Just Tell Me What to Do?

Covid vaccine: Why our black and South Asian friends and family still won't have a jab

“Instead of pointing the finger at the people who are unvaccinated, maybe we should point the finger at the fact that this vaccine is just not good enough,” she says, referencing that people who have been vaccinated can still catch and pass on Covid. Source link

Covid variant: We won't hesitate to take further action, says Javid

The health secretary says two UK cases of the Omicron variant shows the pandemic “is far from over”. Source link

Severe pregnancy illness: 'I won't have another baby'

The UK’s biggest study into severe sickness during pregnancy is published today, based on the data of thousands of women who shared their experiences with the BBC. The condition, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), leads to prolonged and severe nausea and vomiting. Some women can be left vomiting up to 100 times a day. The impact, says… Continue reading Severe pregnancy illness: 'I won't have another baby'

'My parents won't let me get the Covid vaccine'

In the US, France and Australia, the Covid-19 vaccine can be given to all teenagers over the age of 12. On Friday, vaccine experts in the UK recommended not to give the jab to all 12-15 year olds, though its chief medical officers may take a different approach. It comes as the support group Teens… Continue reading 'My parents won't let me get the Covid vaccine'

Confident Hairstyles That Won't Aggravate Scalp Psoriasis

When scalp psoriasis flares up, don’t reach for your favorite hat. There are plenty of simple and versatile hairstyles that can camouflage your scalp when inflammation strikes. The thick scales caused by the chronic condition can appear along your hairline and extend to the back of the neck or behind the ears. They… Continue reading Confident Hairstyles That Won't Aggravate Scalp Psoriasis

Vitamin D Won't Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Taking vitamin D supplements won’t improve painful symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), British researchers report. IBS is a chronic digestive disorder that can cause stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. Symptoms come and go for some people, but the condition can severely affect… Continue reading Vitamin D Won't Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Coffee Won't Upset Your Heartbeat. It Might Even Calm It

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — For decades, doctors have warned folks suffering from heart rhythm problems to avoid coffee, out of concern that a caffeine jolt might prompt a herky-jerky heartbeat. But a large new study has found that most people can enjoy their morning joe or afternoon… Continue reading Coffee Won't Upset Your Heartbeat. It Might Even Calm It

Hair Relaxers Won't Raise Black Women's Cancer Risk

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Moderate use of hair relaxers doesn’t increase a Black woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. “While there is biologic plausibility that exposure to some components contained in hair relaxers might increase breast cancer risk, the evidence from epidemiologic studies to… Continue reading Hair Relaxers Won't Raise Black Women's Cancer Risk

Newborns Won't Get COVID Through Infected Mom's Breast Milk

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies. The study of 55 infants born to moms with COVID-19 found that none contracted the virus — even though most started getting breast milk in… Continue reading Newborns Won't Get COVID Through Infected Mom's Breast Milk