February 22, 2023
Approximately 480,000 people die from smoking-related diseases every year in the United States. The good news is that it’s never too late to quit, even if you’ve been smoking for a long ti...
February 25, 2019
We all know that cold weather can contribute to many common health conditions, such as colds or the flu. However, a new study shows that more serious health complications also can arise—such as...
February 21, 2019
The problem of obesity continues to grow in the U.S., which means more women are becoming pregnant while they are carrying excess weight. According to data from the March of Dimes, 22.8 percent of wom...
February 15, 2019
Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death in the U.S.—so plenty of traditional prevention tips exist, ranging from the Mediterranean diet to exercising regularly. However, a 2019 study pub...
February 13, 2019
By Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise in the United States. According to 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...
February 12, 2019
Relaxing is an important part of life—even for the heart. When the heart has trouble relaxing between beats, the left chamber (left ventricle) can’t completely refill with blood. This res...
February 01, 2019
While there’s no one magic food that can completely protect you against cancer, research suggests that there are certain foods that, when included in your diet, can lower your risk of developing cance...