Katherine Hobson, Considerable

Katherine Hobson

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  • NPR
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Past articles by Katherine:

The 7 most important medical tests you need after age 50

As you age, your risks of heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers rise. These seven medical tests are the most important ones to get after age 50. → Read More

NPR

As Trampoline Parks Jump In Popularity, So Do Injuries

Injuries at the indoor parks are still dwarfed by injuries on home trampolines. But researchers warn that the parks seem to result in more serious injuries that can require admission to the hospital. → Read More

NPR

Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

It depends what's causing the inflammation and how long it lasts. But the habits that keep you healthy overall also help prevent the bad inflammation that increases the risk of chronic disease. → Read More

NPR

It's Tough To Make Good Health Choices, But Science Can Help

Good intentions are great, but they'll only take you so far. There are some research-backed techniques you can use to increase your odds of following through on living better, however. → Read More

NPR

Exercising While Pregnant Is Almost Always A Good Idea

Women often worry that exercise is dangerous during pregnancy, but the data shows it's almost always good for both mother and the developing fetus. As with so many things, moderation is key. → Read More

NPR

Does 1-Minute Interval Training Work? We Ask The Guy Who Tested It

In his new book, researcher Martin Gibala explains that workouts with periods of intense exercise aren't just for the super-fit. They also help make the most of limited workout time. → Read More

Saunas Are A Hot Trend, And They Might Even Help Your Health

Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it's associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you're able to kick back and relax? → Read More

NPR

Saunas Are A Hot Trend, And They Might Even Help Your Health

Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it's associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you're able to kick back and relax? → Read More

Saunas are a hot trend, and they might even help your health

Sweating in a sauna feels good, and it's associated with health benefits including a lower risk of heart disease. But is that because of the heat, or because you're able to kick back and relax? → Read More

NPR

Want To Prevent The Flu? Skip The Supplements, Eat Your Veggies

It's flu season — time for the marketing of juices and supplements that claim to boost immunity. But they don't help, scientists say. Instead, try eating healthy and getting enough sleep. → Read More

NPR

Is A Placebo A Sham If You Know It's A Fake And It Still Works?

Most research on placebos involves people who think they're getting an active treatment, but aren't. But they may also work when people know full well they're getting a sham treatment. → Read More

NPR

Screening For Diabetes Is Working Better Than Thought

The CDC says 7 million people have Type 2 diabetes and don't know it. But a new analysis says that number's much lower. Screening efforts should focus on people at highest risk, the researchers say. → Read More

NPR

Why Do People Stop Taking Their Meds? Cost Is Just One Reason

The latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds that one-third of people say they're stopped taking a prescription drug without telling their doctor. And that could be putting their health at risk. → Read More

Why Do People Stop Taking Their Meds? Cost Is Just One Reason

Almost one-third of people have stopped taking a prescription drug at some time without telling their health care provider, according to the latest NPR → Read More

Why Do People Stop Taking Their Meds? Cost Is Just One Reason

The latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds that one-third of people say they're stopped taking a prescription drug without telling their doctor. And that could be putting their health at risk. → Read More

NPR

Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

It depends what's causing the inflammation and how long it lasts. But the habits that keep you healthy overall also help prevent the bad inflammation that increases the risk of chronic disease. → Read More

Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

It depends what's causing the inflammation and how long it lasts. But the habits that keep you healthy overall also help prevent the bad inflammation that increases the risk of chronic disease. → Read More

Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

It depends what's causing the inflammation and how long it lasts. But the habits that keep you healthy overall also help prevent the bad inflammation that increases the risk of chronic disease. → Read More

NPR

Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

It's easy to think that artificial sweeteners are a health win. But a review of research finds that there's no evidence they help people lose weight, and they may be associated with other problems. → Read More

Artificial Sweeteners Don't Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

The theory behind artificial sweeteners is simple: If you use them instead of sugar, you get the joy of sweet-tasting beverages and foods without the → Read More