Diseases & Conditions

Cardiovascular Disease

Fruits Reduce Risk for Deadly Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

A few years ago, my coworker’s uncle—a vigorous, funny man who was only in his mid-60s—suffered the rupture of a…

Common Cold

Homemade Syrup for Laryngitis

The problem with laryngitis is that it's hard to ask for help! If you've got a bout of hoarse vocal…

Infections

Bone Infection Risk for People with Diabetes, a Joint Replacement or Arthritis

When most people think of bone problems, broken bones and osteoporosis (reduced bone density and strength) come to mind. But…

Arthritis

Natural Remedies to Soothe Arthritis

Arthritis is easily the most common cause of physical disability in America. A newly released report from the National Institutes…

Joint Conditions

Need a New Joint? Check Out “Pre-Hab”

It dramatically improves postsurgical results. Joint-replacement surgery may be a good solution if your joint pain interferes with everyday activities.…

Osteoarthritis

Arthritis—Easy Ways to Beat the Pain

Breakthrough research from the US and Europe Osteoarthritis has long been considered a "wear-and-tear" disease associated with age-related changes that…

Arthritis

The Anti-Arthritis Diet

In my rheumatology practice I often treat patients suffering from painfully arthritic joints who have been unable to get relief,…

Breast Cancer

New Clarity on Breast Cancer Screening

“I might be dead by now if I had done what those guidelines are now telling women to do. In…

Cardiovascular Disease

How Healthy Are Your Arteries? Three Essential Tests

If you are like many Americans, you have been advised to pay attention to your cardiovascular health—and you have your…

Cardiovascular Disease

New Tools to Repair Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

One of my friends has a family history of a spooky, deadly medical condition—it’s called abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)—a weak…

Cancer Treatment

Exercises Protect Head and Neck Cancer Patients’ Ability to Swallow

You take a bite and you chew, but you just can’t swallow. The food stays in your mouth, turning to…

Diseases & Conditions

Digestive Enzymes May Be Your Answer to Heartburn, Gluten Intolerance, Flatulence—and Even Arthritis

If you watch the TV ads, you might think that a good probiotic is the answer for all your digestive…

Cardiovascular Disease

Ruptured Aorta: How to Prevent This Deadly Vascular Emergency

When 69-year-old US diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke suffered a catastrophic rupture of the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the…

Cancer

Helping a Cancer Patient

4 Things You Should Do and 3 You Shouldn't Until recently, cancer patients got most of their care from professionals,…

Lung Cancer

New Personalized, Precision Approach to Lung Cancer Treatment

Recently I told you about the latest breakthroughs in lung cancer prevention and detection (if you missed that article, click…