Diseases & Conditions

Alcohol

Alcoholism Rates Soar in Older Adults

Excessive drinking is widely recognized in younger people. But older adults also are imbibing too much—yet it’s staying under wraps. Facts to know…

Infections

The Truth About Fecal Transplants

Fecal transplants (FMT) have become standard therapy for C. difficile infections and may soon be used to treat other conditions. Learn more…

Sinus

The Hidden Cause of Chronic Sinusitis

If you’ve suffered from a sinus infection that seems to last forever, the likely culprit is often missed by doctors. How to get to the real cause…

Dementia

Jump-Start a Brain-Healthy Lifestyle with This One-Week Plan

Few health problems are as frightening as cognitive decline. To give yourself the best odds of avoiding it, lifestyle is the key. To get started…

Heart

Small Changes for a Healthier Heart

These little shifts in what you eat, drink and do can significantly boost your heart health. It’s easier than you think!

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

What Does Open Heart Surgery Actually Mean?

Does open heart surgery mean doctors literally open the heart? Or that they open the chest to get to the heart? It all depends on a lot of factors…

At the Heart of It All

Heart Disease Starts Long Before the Diagnosis…So Stop Waiting

If the choices you make—a doughnut over fruit, Netflix binge over a workout—would mean you have heart disease right now, would you choose differently?

Common Threads

A Whole New World for My Hips

Proper training and proper treatment of joint pain is bringing Sarah Hiner from being a wannabe to a runner. Her secret? Muscle balance

Chronic Pain

Why the Medical System for Diagnosing and Treating Joint Pain Is Broken – with Dr. Mitchell Yass

In this episode of the Bottom Line Advocator Podcast, Dr. Yass joins Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner to discuss the wasted time and money the medical system uses to diagnose and ...

Cancer

Is Stomach Dysplasia the Same as Cancer?

Stomach cancer is a life-threatening diagnosis, but stomach dysplasia is a precancerous condition that may not be as serious. Read on for details…

Stroke

Recovering from a Severe Stroke: One Man’s Remarkable Story

Ischemic stroke affects nearly 700,000 people in the US each year. Here’s how one man overcame the serious complications that resulted...

Liver

Hepatitis C Treatment Keeps Getting Better

Until recently, hepatitis C killed more Americans than any other infectious disease. Now, with new treatments, the disease is almost always curable…

Digestive

Got Digestive Problems? “Brain-Gut” Therapy Can Help

Whether it’s a stomachache, constipation or diarrhea, these problems have a lot to do with what goes on in your brain.

Cardiovascular Disease

Triglycerides: The Heart Threat You Should Not Ignore

When it comes to heart disease risk, most people are aware of the threat high cholesterol poses—in fact, nearly one…

Bone Health

Best Way to Walk for Strong Bones

Walking helps fracture-proof postmenopausal bones—but it’s even better at doing that if you do one thing before you walk, and one when you walk.