Diseases & Conditions

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Arrest: It’s Even Deadlier Than a Heart Attack

How to protect yourself and your family When Tim Russert, the NBC correspondent and moderator of Meet the Press, died…

Heart

Safer Coronary Bypass Surgery for Smokers

Smokers, take note. If your doctor recommends that you have a coronary bypass—an operation that creates a new route for…

Cardiovascular Disease

Yoga Helps Atrial Fibrillation

You know that yoga is relaxing—but did you know that a certain type of yoga may alleviate the dangerous heart…

Bladder

Cultured Milk Products May Reduce Bladder Cancer Risk

Here is some more evidence of what naturopathic practitioners have long known—the large intestine is the center of the body’s…

Treatment

Control Diabetes with Qigong

New Qigong Program Helps Lower Blood Sugar and Insulin Resistance Wouldn’t it be great if you could just wave your…

Pain

Chronic Rectal Pain — Treatment that Works

Unique Biofeedback Technique Treats Painful Condition A surprisingly common problem not often talked about in polite company, as they say,…

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiac Risk: A Patchwork of Problems

Search for Cardiac Biomarkers Not a Simple Answer What’s really at the root of cardiovascular disease? It’s a question many…

Cancer

Cancer From Smoking Once In a While … Yes, It Can Happen!

I’ll bet you know at least a few people who are quite proud of the fact that they smoke only…

Cardiovascular Disease

Can Running Hurt Your Heart?

Long-Distance Runners Have More Coronary Plaque We know that long-distance running can be tough on your joints, but new research…

ADHD

A Diagnosis of ADD Can Change Your Life for the Better

If you have trouble concentrating or finishing what you start, you must read this... Attention deficit disorder (ADD), characterized by…

Breast Cancer

Key to Preventing Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

After breast cancer treatment, about half of patients develop a distressing and potentially disfiguring complication called lymphedema. The condition involves…

Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Test for Breast Cancer Risk

If you wonder how likely you are to get breast cancer, the new Halo "breast pap" test can give you…

High Cholesterol

Beware! Your Cholesterol Numbers Might Not Mean What You Think

For years, getting your cholesterol checked meant finding out whether your cholesterol numbers — total cholesterol... LDL "bad" cholesterol... and HDL…

Joint Conditions

Are Swollen Ankles a Serious Problem?

Puffy ankles are the price you pay whenever you overindulge in potato chips or another salty snack... and simply putting…

Back or Neck Pain

Medical Mudslinging: Does Vertebroplasty Help Your Back Pain?

Is Vertebroplasty a Sham Procedure? Our Experts Weigh In For this story, I am going to give you the punch…