Health

Thyroid

Thyroid Cancer: The Fastest-Increasing Cancer in America…Could You Be a Victim?

More and more Americans are getting thyroid cancer. The incidence of new cases has doubled in the last 40 years,…

Dental Health

Kissing and Other Surprising Causes of Cavities

Four out of five people think that sugar causes cavities, but that’s not true. The real culprits are bacteria in…

Heart

Does Your Heart Need That ICD Device…or Not?

Your doctor may someday suggest that you get a heart-regulating medical device called an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in…

Back or Neck Pain

Back Pain Relief Without Back Surgery

You probably know that back surgery is one of the most “overperformed” operations in the US. In fact, up to…

Surgery

Surgery Self-Defense

How to reduce the risks and recover faster Of the approximately 35 million annual surgeries in the US, outpatient procedures…

Surgery

Outpatient Surgery Survival Guide

How to reduce the risks and recover faster Of the approximately 35 million annual surgeries in the US, outpatient procedures…

Heart

Think Twice About Heart Surgery

Surgical treatments for advanced heart failure have come a long way—scientists have made major improvements that can help patients live…

Health Care Facilities

7 Things Your Hospital Won’t Tell You (That Could Hurt You)

We trust hospitals with our lives. Sometimes that trust is misplaced. A remarkable 25% of all hospitalized patients will experience…

Health Care Facilities

Watch Out for These Common Hospital Errors

You research the pros and cons and shop around before you buy a car—so why not compare local hospitals in…

Losing Weight

Weight-Loss Tips for Bikini Weather

If you want to lose a few pounds for that slimmer summer look, eat foods that have a high water…

Wellness

Protect Your Pancreas!

This crucial gland can be damaged by certain drugs, infections and more. Pancreatitis is a condition that most people associate…

Fatigue

Tired? Dizzy? Craving Salt? Could Be Low Aldosterone

Don’t expect a quick solution, or even an accurate diagnosis, if you’re suffering from fatigue. You might have to see…

Eye Health

How to Remove Something from Your Eye

When something small and abrasive gets in your eye—such as a piece of sand or dirt whipped up by the…

Alzheimer's

Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Until recently, most physicians have reassured older adults that so-called “senior moments” are usually a normal part of aging. Now,…

Alzheimer's

Can French Fries Cause Alzheimer’s?

Researchers have an abundance of theories on what causes Alzheimer’s disease, but it’s been challenging to nail down the scientific…