Cancer treatments are necessary and lifesaving, but just like with any procedure or even medications, there is always some risk for complications or side effects.
Nearly everyone will have some type of swelling that affects a part of their body at some point in their life. Swelling can be cause by many things, whether it be injury or illness. When it comes to swelling in your legs,
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, with more than 200 different types of HPV. Most people who contract HPV show no symptoms of infection. The majority of genital HPV infections are harmless and go away on their own; however, some types of HPV can cause genital warts or certain types of…
When people talk about heart disease, they’re typically referring to coronary artery disease which is the most common type of heart disease, causing more than 370,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Unfortunately, because it’s so common, you likely have a family member who has coronary artery disease.
Many people experience acid reflux from time to time. Most people can manage the discomfort with lifestyle changes and over-the-counter medications. But some may need stronger medications or surgery to ease symptoms. Learn more about the causes of acid reflux and treatment options available.
Everyone has some risk of developing breast cancer. In the U.S., one in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
Over the last 30 years, the risk of death from a heart attack has dramatically decreased, now being around only three percent. Nevertheless, a heart attack is a life-changing event. Many people who suffer a heart attack feel scared, confused and overwhelmed. After treatment for a heart attack you receive a long list of instructions…
We’ve come a long way in reducing the impact of diabetes on people’s lives, however complications can still arise. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to reducing your risks for complications but having uncontrolled blood sugar can lead you to develop a wound that is very slow to heal.
A cardiologist shares the top five ways he keeps his heart beating strong, plus ways you can adopt the same habits.
Over the last few months there’s been a lot of misinformation circulated about the COVID-19 vaccines. Health experts are urging as many people as possible get vaccinated to stop the spread, but with vaccines developed at unprecedented speed, people may have questions and concerns about getting the vaccine. Let’s set the record straight about some…