If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.
There is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
Spouses and partners of cancer survivors experience emotional stress very similar to that seen in the patients themselves.
The Mediterranean Diet is modeled after those who live on the Mediterranean who are known for living long, healthy lives.
Basically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.
Robotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.
Studies have shown links between sleep apnea and a wide variety of conditions, including diabetes.
Do you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.
Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any gynecologic cancer. Some women are at greater risk than others.
Most of us do not pay too much attention to our nails but when there is something wrong, problems with nails can be hard to ignore.
Dieting is not about one week of vacation, it is a lifelong process.
Fatty liver disease is a dangerous excess of fat built up in the liver. We see the problem in people who drink too much alcohol and also in people who are overweight.
According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.
According to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.
Why do we yawn, and furthermore, why is yawning contagious? Have you asked yourself that question? I know that I have done it many times.