Heart disease remains a leading cause of death around the world. And diabetes is one of the risk factors for heart disease. Diabetes is a growing global health concern, with [...]
The urban legend about how the tryptophan in turkey makes you tired is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing and cranberries. Like many long-told tales, there's [...]
Food tends to be the focus on Thanksgiving, but preparing that food is often trickier than many people expect. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic [...]
A traditional American Thanksgiving meal often centers around a turkey. And unknowingly, an improperly cooked turkey can be contaminated with bacteria, like salmonella.
Most people recover on [...]
The American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November for more than 40 years. This year, it's on Thursday, Nov. 17, and [...]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world.
It happens when acid comes up from the stomach, which is [...]
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Many people who have relatives with this disease worry that it [...]
Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, is an abnormal growth of cells that begins in the stomach. It can affect several areas of the stomach, [...]
Epilepsy is a complicated condition that most people are aware of but few know much about.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and Dr. Joseph Sirven, [...]
November is the time of the Movember movement, which encourages growing a mustache during the month to raise awareness of men's health issues, like those [...]
More than 34 million Americans are living with diabetes. And many of them are children and adolescents. Cases of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes [...]
Daylight saving time ends on Nov. 6 in the U.S. and Canada, meaning clocks are set back one hour. But does gaining or losing an [...]
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Each year, more people die from lung cancer than [...]
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