Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

Let’s Talk Voice Disorders

Almost everyone has experienced a bout of hoarseness after singing along at a concert or cheering on a favorite sports…

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Long COVID: How to Get Your Life Back

One of the newest studies on the long-term risks of COVID-19, published in Nature Communications in October 2022, says it…

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Do Colonoscopies Make A Difference?

To screen or not to screen for colon cancer…. Most doctors advise their patients to begin colonoscopies starting at age…

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Mind-Body Practices Can Help Beat Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that limits the way your body regulates and uses sugar for energy, resulting…

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Best Diabetes Drugs to Supplement Metformin

Up to 95 percent of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, which includes approximately 37 million Americans. Once diagnosed,…

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How to Find Cancer in Dense Breasts

About four out of 10 women have dense breasts. Density has nothing to do with size—it just means that dense…

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Beat Autoimmune Disease with This Short-Term Diet

We all know that good food is medicine and that cleaning up our diets is often a key component of…

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Diverticular Disease

If you are over 60, there’s a good chance you have pouches in the walls of your intestines (called diverticula).…

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Hidden Celiac Disease

A decade ago, the word gluten—a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye—was unfamiliar to most people. Today, 25 percent…

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Troubling Statistic: Early-Onset Cancers On The Rise

Being diagnosed with cancer is no longer a death sentence. Thanks to advances in medicine, survival rates are on the…

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Screening for Heart Disease in Symptom-Free Men Saves Lives

Cardiovascular disease, including stroke and heart disease, is the number-one cause of death in both the U.S. and Denmark. Researchers…

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Ultra-Processed Foods Increase Colon Cancer Risk in Men

If you’re trying to eat healthy, you probably know to tread cautiously in the cookies aisle and frozen foods section…

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Is This Normal?

You likely experienced Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS), a complication that comes from prior infection with the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which…

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The Mystery of Long COVID

As the Omicron variants of COVID-19 have almost completely replaced the more dangerous Delta variant that drove the harrowing days…

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Virus Discovery Leads to Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

In January, a scientific study garnered the kind of attention normally reserved for celebrity gossip. Researchers reported that multiple sclerosis…