Timothy Gower is an award-winning journalist who writes about health and medicine. His work has appeared in more than two dozen major magazines and newspapers, including Prevention, Reader’s Digest, and the Los Angeles Times.


  • Chronic vs. Acute Pancreatitis?>

    Chronic vs. Acute Pancreatitis

    by Tim Gower

    If injury to the pancreas is long term, such as when a patient persists in drinking alcohol heavily, a chronic form of pancreatitis may develop, bringing severe pain and possibly leading to type 2 diabetes.

  • The Lowdown on Venous Blood Clots?>

    The Lowdown on Venous Blood Clots

    by Tim Gower

    It’s important to know how to recognize a potentially dangerous blood clot in a vein so you can get prompt treatment. Moreover, taking some simple steps can help minimize your risk for these blood blockers.

  • Best Food Sources of Nutrients?>

    Best Food Sources of Nutrients

    by Tim Gower

    The best source of the vitamins and minerals you need for your body is food, not supplements. Here are some nutrient-rich foods to keep stocked in your kitchen.