Medical Conditions


  • COVID-19 and The Road Ahead October 26, 2021

    From Boosters & Breakthroughs to Vaccines & Variants: Where Do We Go From Here?

    The following reflects an 8/24/2021 discussion; please check the CDC website for real-time updates as the situation continues to evolve.

    Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Continue Reading

  • New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations June 24, 2021

    Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress

    This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both the starting age and pack-year criteria. Previously, low-dose computed tomography screening was advised for adults age 55 to 80 years with a 30 pack-year history of smoking who are current ...

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  • A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021

    Pollen, Grass, Ragweed and Mold spores

    For more than 24 million Americans, the flowering trees and mild weather of spring and summer, signals another allergy season in full bloom. The cause: substances such as pollen, grass, ragweed and mold spores enter the body and are mistakenly identified as a threat by the immune system, triggering a ...

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  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 1, 2021

    Experts Expect Record Numbers of Seasonal Affective Disorder Diagnoses in 2021

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is also ...

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  • Can We Co-Exist with COVID-19? October 12, 2020

    An Epidemiologist Separates Fact from Fiction and Offers Hope for the Future

    Epidemiologists seek to learn why, how and when some people contract diseases when others don’t. Their findings are used to help monitor public health status, develop new medical treatments and disease prevention ...

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition ...

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition ...

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  • Alcohol Affects Women Differently than Men December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ...

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  • Alcohol Affects Women Differently than Men December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ...

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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you up to date on kidney stone treatment & prevention

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and ...

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