March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
December 08, 2017
Michael Sherman, DO, director of MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Nephrology and Hypertension Clinic, says solving problems and working with people motivated his choice of a career in medicine. Ye...
November 30, 2017
Cigarettes and other tobacco products contain one of the world’s most addictive substances: nicotine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that a little more than 15 percent ...
November 22, 2017
We’ve made great progress in recent years when it comes to lung cancer. As noted in trends data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentages of people diagnosed with or dying f...
November 21, 2017
You’re out to lunch with a group of friends when you feel that urge again—you have to go to the bathroom right now. It doesn’t matter that you just went a half-hour ago. You can’t hold it. You excuse ...
November 17, 2017
Despite recent progress in lung cancer research, the survival rate for lung cancer patients remains poor. Only about 18 percent of patients survive five years after being diagnosed with lung cancer. T...
November 15, 2017
On Nov. 13, 2017, two leading health groups, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), jointly released new guidelines that group more individuals into the cat...