Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

Cardiac Valve Disease

The “golden years” are meant to be a time of ease and relaxation, of enjoying retirement, and playing with grandchildren,…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be an unpredictable disease. One person may have an occasional small, painful bump in the armpit, while…

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Is This Normal?

You may have cold urticaria, an extreme reaction to cold. People with this condition have mast cells in the skin…

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Psoriasis Complications

People tend to think of psoriasis as a skin condition, and it’s easy to see why. The most visible symptom…

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New Crohn’s Guidance

You wouldn’t fight a forest fire with a garden hose, right? But for many years, that’s how doctors approached Crohn’s…

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Stay Sharp

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia stand out as the most feared health conditions that can strike as we age. But…

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New Treatments for Migraine

There are several new treatments available now—and in the works—for debilitating migraines.

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Unraveling the Mystery of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths, the first cause-connection that comes to mind is…

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Genetic Study Links Digestive Diseases to Depression

The brain-gut connection makes sense: The body is an interrelated organism where what we think and feel affects our physical…

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The Road Ahead for COVID: What We Can Expect Over the Next Weeks and Months

Despite what we had hoped, the pandemic rages on. Here’s what you need to know for the coming months… More…

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Concerned About Alzheimer’s? Meditation May Hold More Promise Than Medication

FDA approval of the new treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD) offers a glimmer of hope—but is aducanumab effective and safe? An ancient meditation may be far bette...

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The Real Cause of Heart Disease

For decades, cholesterol has been blamed for heart disease, but cholesterol has little to do with it. Instead, insulin and insulin resistance are the culprits.

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Is That Spot Dangerous

Some of us age with subtle, gradual, changes in our complexions, while others show dramatic effects from a lifetime of…

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Tired? Forgetful? Rising Cholesterol? Think Thyroid

Low inside the front of your neck lies a gland that produces hormones to help regulate the energy use and…

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Natural Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Prevention

The statistics are well-known but still shocking: Every year, more than 330,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and more…