Health

Dementia

General Anesthesia Linked to Dementia…Even Years Later

Given a choice, many people would prefer to have general anesthesia and sleep through surgery rather than have local anesthesia…

Reproductive Health

Lack of Sperm Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

When someone mentions male infertility, you probably think about the huge disappointment a couple may face when the man is…

Menopause

Can Early Menopause Hurt Your Heart?

Some women experience menopause quite early in life—even in their early or mid-40s. If this describes you or someone you’re…

Dental Health

2 Cavity-Fighting Foods

To avoid being bored to tears by the dentist, eat a little cube of cheddar, Monterey Jack or Swiss cheese…

Surgery

7 Things Doctors Don’t Tell You About Anesthesia (But Should)

All forms of anesthesia can cause side effects or complications, yet doctors don’t always take the time to address these…

Surgery

Safe Anesthesia? The Truth About Epidurals

Some say that anesthesia is the most dangerous part of surgery -- and there’s some truth to that, if you’re…

Surgery

Cheaper, Safer Nerve Block Anesthesia Beats General

Ultrasound Technique Means Less Pain, Faster Recovery vs. Traditional It’s been said that the most dangerous aspect of surgery is…

Alzheimer's

5 Surprising Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Every 68 seconds, another American develops Alzheimer’s disease, the fatal brain disease that steals memory and personality. It’s the fifth-leading…

Foot Health

Garlic Cure for Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection that causes flaky, cracked red spots on the skin of your feet...but guess…

Stroke

The New Way to Prevent Stroke

Being vigilant about these unexpected risk factors could save your life What if there were more to preventing a stroke…

Fibromyalgia

Hatha Yoga Offers Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Widespread musculoskeletal pain, relentless fatigue, anxiety and depression are among the symptoms that plague fibromyalgia patients, most of whom are…

Losing Weight

Stop Overeating with Mindfulness—Based Eating Awareness Training

We all eat too much at one time or another... having seconds because the meal tastes so good... eating when…

Anti-Aging

You Can Have a Much Younger Body and Mind

What is it that allows some people to remain robust and healthy well into their 80s and 90s while others…

Dental Health

Pemphigus: The “Canker Sore” You Can’t Ignore

Eating a bowl of chili one night, a woman felt a burning pain as if she had bitten the inside…

Cancer Treatment

Getting Ready for Your First Cancer Consultation

When you receive a diagnosis of cancer, you may feel as if you’re suddenly on an alien planet, with no…