Heart failure affects over 5 million Americans and is responsible for approximately 20... Read more
In our busy lives, being physically active can be difficult.
Because exercise is linked to lower rates of... Read more
As we are asked to do more with less time, a common victim is how long we sleep. A new study in the journal... Read more
You might have heard the expression, “My boss is working me to death.” A new study in The Lancet suggests that people who work long hours... Read more
Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, occurs in 250,000 people each year in the US. The standard treatment is surgery to remove the... Read more
Although medicine has made advances in the treatment of many cancers, the death rate from melanoma has not improved in the last 30 years.... Read more
At a recent clinic visit, an elderly patient pointed to a young woman sitting in the same room and asked me, “Who is she?” I looked at the young... Read more
Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?
Since it was introduced in Wales in the 1860s, the concept of “an apple a day keeps the... Read more
Strokes are one of the most feared medical conditions and occur in almost 800,000 Americans annually. They can decrease quality of life and limit... Read more