Health

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Four Most Disturbing Trends in Medicine

Doctors and patients are making major mistakes in health care (both medical care and self-care). The four worst, and what can be done to turn it around…

Wellness

Yoga Breathing: The Surprising Secrets to Its Benefits

Deep breathing reduces blood pressure, decreases anxiety and more. Now, new research has revealed why this ancient practice is so good for us…

Colon Cancer

Don’t Mess Up Your Colonoscopy! My Secret for More Effective—and Gentler—Prep

The typical bowel prep for colonoscopy is often inadequate, which can make the test less accurate. Tips for more successful—and gentler—prep here…

Diseases & Conditions

What Do Your Nails Say About Your Health?

Few people look at their nails for clues about their overall health…but they can sometimes be an early sign of dangerous medical conditions. Read on…

Kidney

What You Don’t Know Is Harming Your Kidneys

Medications, herbs, supplements and lifestyle habits you wouldn’t have guessed can put at-risk kidneys in danger...and even harm healthy kidneys.

Lung Cancer

Beware This Hidden Cause of Lung Cancer

Most people associate lung cancer with cigarette smoking. But there’s another risk factor that’s hidden in millions of US homes. How to stay safe…

Prevention

The Secret Food Fix That Stops Diabetes

If you want to avoid diabetes, there’s more to it than choosing foods low in sugar and fat. Here’s how to attack the root cause…

Health Care Providers

You Can Qualify for Home Health Care

If you’re recovering from an injury, surgery or serious health problem, but don’t need a hospital or nursing home, here’s how to get your care at home…

Aging

Is Ageism Making You Sick?

Older adults are the biggest consumers of health care but also vulnerable to poor care based on their age. How to protect yourself or a loved one…

Cardiovascular Disease

Could a Fitness Tracker Save Your Life?

Fitness trackers now do much more than count steps and calories. You can also get clues of life-threatening heart conditions. Read on…

Breast Cancer

Dense Breasts and Breast Cancer Risk: What You Need to Know

Mammograms are the “gold standard” for detecting breast cancer. But women with dense breasts may need additional tests to find breast malignancies…

At the Heart of It All

In the Wake of Violence, Where Do You Stand?

More people are putting emotion aside, as the violence in our society starts to feel more normal. What are we without compassion or empathy?

Prostate Cancer

The Best PET Scan for Finding Prostate Cancer Recurrence

New, FDA-approved prostate PET scan finds cancer recurrence earlier than other imaging tests.

Stroke

These Infections Could Increase Your Stroke Risk

You could be at higher risk for a stroke if you have certain types of infections. Here are the infections to watch out for and how to protect yourself…