Every year, ill-fitting costumes are blamed for cuts, lacerations and fractures that send disappointed trick-or-treaters to the emergency department. However, there are some simple things you can do [...]
Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. The good news is that strokes can be treated and prevented, and many fewer Americans [...]
Though it’s thought of as a disease that strikes women, men also battle breast cancer.
“Men have breast tissue. I think that’s an important [...]
An update on dosing recommendations for HPV vaccine has the cancer prevention treatment back in the news.
“In today’s world, anyone who is sexually active and who [...]
For people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), everyday tasks can be daunting. Symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness and stomach problems greatly impact quality [...]
Eat more fiber. You may have heard that recommendation. But do you know why?
Dietary fiber is probably best known for its ability to [...]
For many patients, the idea of brain surgery can be scary. This may be especially true if the area being treated is near parts of [...]
Despite prevention efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are at an all-time high in the U.S. In [...]
On an evening for treats, injuries can end up being the Halloween trick nobody wants. Every year, ill-fitting costumes are blamed for cuts, lacerations and fractures [...]
No woman wants to hear the words, "You have breast cancer." The diagnosis can be frightening, and thoughts turn to treatment. Some women worry about complications [...]
The nutrition facts label offers a quick overview of a product's serving size, calories and nutrients to help you make smarter choices when buying packaged foods. Boosting nutrients [...]
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common infections. UTIs happen when bacteria enters the urinary tract, causing symptoms that include painful urination, [...]
More than half of Halloween injuries involve pumpkin carving, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Each year, thousands of people end up in emergency [...]
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