When to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

When to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

Early detection is critical when it comes to a cancer diagnosis. In general, we have an easier time treating cancer if we can catch it early than after it has time to get established. Regular screenings provide the best chance at early detection, which means that they...
Is Vaping a Safer Alternative?

Is Vaping a Safer Alternative?

Vaping has gotten more and more popular over the past decade or so, so it is only natural that people are starting to ask us if it can be a safer alternative to smoking. The details are complicated, so it is vital to get informed before making any decisions. Is Vaping...
What Causes Gallstones?

What Causes Gallstones?

Gallstones are regrettably common, and they can be absolutely agonizing. Fortunately, they are fairly easy to treat once we find them. That is why we believe that everyone should know how to recognize them so they can seek treatment. Recognizing Gallstones It is...
Understanding Asthma

Understanding Asthma

Back to school can mean new challenges for those who suffer from asthma. School exposes them to more allergens and germs than other environments, which cause a sudden surge in asthma attacks among children when school starts. The good news is that there are a lot of...
Counting Cholesterol

Counting Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a deadly condition because it increases the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. Unfortunately, we meet too many people who underestimate their own risks, mainly because you can have high cholesterol without showing any symptoms. With...
High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

There is a medical condition that can cause a fatal heart attack or stroke without any warning. We call it the silent killer because most of the people who suffer from it don’t have any symptoms or warning signs. That condition is high blood pressure, also...