Bruising | Hyperthyroidism | Encouraging Exercise | Weather Extremes | Blood Donation

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Thursday, January 27, 2022


Bruising Questions

A man holding his bruised shoulder.

Find out when bruising may be a sign of a deeper problem. (From NIH News in Health)


A mature woman having her thyroid gland examined by a doctor.

During thyroid awareness month, learn about hyperthyroidism – a condition that happens when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs. (From NIH’s NIDDK)

Testing Ways to Encourage Exercise

A woman doing weight exercises at the gym.

A large nationwide study identified inexpensive interventions that boosted weekly gym visits by up to 27%. (From NIH Research Matters)

Weather Extremes

A person looking at ruins caused by a flood.

Weather extremes, like severe heat, cold, and floods, can have negative impacts on human health. See how research helps to reduce these effects. (From NIH’s NIEHS)

Blood Donation

Two vials of blood on top of a medical chart.

Learn about blood donation, including the process and its safety. (From NIH’s NHLBI)