In the 1980s, sex was, or could be, a dangerous pursuit. It most definitely could lead to HIV, which would in turn lead to AIDS and then death. At least, that is what the TV advertisements sponsored by governments said. Celebrities like Madonna and George Michael urged their fans – …Read More »
In the 1980s, sex was, or could be, a dangerous pursuit. It most definitely cou...
I’m often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, and even ne...
Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, recent studies have d...
Women who keep taking oral contraceptives by accident after they become pregnant...
I’m often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, and even new acquaintances: What about this diet? What should I do about this symptom? What about this medication? People are usually disappointed when I don’t share their enthusiasm about the latest health fads. Members of my family, in particular, …Read More »
Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, recent studies have discovered that exercises once considered to be an effective way to trim belly fat, get lean & fit and look younger have now been shown to cause middle-age belly fat, loss of lean toned muscle and inflammation …Read More »
Women who keep taking oral contraceptives by accident after they become pregnant should not be worried about birth defects, according to a new study. The Pill is the most common birth control method, but there is not enough research available that looks at whether circulating sex hormones in the body …Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO — Men with prostate cancer had almost a 40% lower risk of dying of the disease if they were taking aspirin for cardiovascular protection, a large cohort study showed. The hazard ratio for prostate cancer death was 0.61 (95% CI 0.47-0.78) for men who reported taking aspirin more …Read More »
Just in, some good news for the women of Oregon state: hormonal birth control can now be purchased over the counter at pharmacies without a prescription from a doctor. Orgeon is the first state in the U.S. to implement a law allowing over-the-counter birth control purchases. This ground-breaking law went …Read More »
On January 1 of this year, Hawaii became the first American state to raise the legal age to smoke from 18 to 21. This new law includes electronic, or “e-cigarettes,” (which are increasing in popularity) as well as traditional rolled tobacco forms. The decision was made after the state’s Department …Read More »
In a new study reinforcing the growing link between sugar and cancer, researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that fructose may increase the spread and growth of breast tumors, as well as metastasis in the lungs. This is especially troubling for those in the west, …Read More »
Start the new year fresh! I want you to read to the end. This is my way to cut out food that is making people fat. I have tried it and it works, so if you are struggling with your weight then the time is now to start your new …Read More »
Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? If not, there’s still time. If last year is any indication, the majority of Americans will set goals pertaining to their health for 2016. The No. 1 resolution for 2015 was “stay fit and healthy” (37%), according to a January Nielsen survey …Read More »