New behaviors can take up to 254 days—or about eight and a half months—to become habit. For making fitness and exercise routine, personal training has become the gold standard. The one-on-one...
When a doctor changes her daily eating plan based on the results of her own medical research, it seems like a prescription for us all to follow suit. Nuts have remained a crucial source of protein,...
Oh, the irony: The flood of hormones that are notoriously so problematic for teens can be just as troublesome in their paucity much later in life. Hormone therapy (HT) in the 1990s was considered a...
New guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology may potentially expand the number of patients using statins as a first-line therapy in hyperlipidemia...
Most patients suffering from a kidney stone attack visit their primary care physician (PCP) or the emergency department for immediate treatment of the pain. While preventive efforts to decrease the...
In a noisy world and with an aging population, hearing loss is an increasing concern. Early intervention is important. Almost half of American adults 75 or older have impaired hearing, according to...
“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses, both from better surgery and the type of lens we implant.”
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects balance and hearing. An estimated 615,000 people in the United States have the condition, and more than 45,000 new cases are diagnosed...
The impact of the nation’s obesity epidemic is felt in nearly all areas of medicine, including reproductive healthcare. Overweight is defined as a BMI (body mass index) between 25 and 29 kg/m and...
Two decades ago, patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) had no medical treatment options and death was frequently imminent. Today, there is an arsenal of FDA-approved and...

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