Why do most of our health check-ups still focus mainly on breast exams and pap smears, when we're a dozen times more likely to drop dead clutching our chests or hacking up a lung?
A recent study indicates that the herbal supplement valerian is an effective treatment for women with post-menopausal insomnia.
My final word to you is this: If you're one in eight women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer, don't despair and don't hesitate to start treatment.
Diabetes can wreak havoc on the foot, resulting in infection. While every patient with diabetes has a theoretical risk, it's the presence of more advanced diabetes that makes the foot susceptible to a catastrophic event.
Pancreatic cancer need not rob us of loved ones, need not to be a scourge on our children's generation. There is reason to be optimistic. There is also far to go.
Men should be empowered to make the best decision about PSA testing for them, and the answer isn't a dictum -- it's information and education.
Vegans are always ready to fight for their ideals. We are activists; we call on our government to do better by animals and us; we work for the world to be a better, cleaner, saner, more compassionate place.
When you are in pain, does it ever seem like nothing else matters except you and your pain? Well, you may not be alone in this feeling.
The argument that CFS is not related to the immune system may now be less stridently asserted. That would be real progress.
My body seemed to be saying that my exhaustion required my becoming even more inert than I was in the car. But my body's message should have been this: Start moving and your energy will return.
It's a paradox that a problem like childhood obesity should crop up in a country like America where we are flooded with information about nutrition.
Proper nourishment is the cornerstone of vibrant health for all animals. Your dog or cat has a need for wholesome, living foods just as you do.
But when it come something like cancer, please try to resist gossip or judgment... Decisions such as Jobs' do not come easily, nor do decisions like the one I face.
Listening to our bodies' cravings is okay, as long as we take the time to get our bodies moving as well. That's how I've managed to find my happiness.
I have always been interested in what are called alternative or complimentary treatments for my cancer.
I'm not sure what to think when someone recently told me that I had "good posture." Does this mean that they couldn't find anything else to compliment me on?
Only through collaboration among nations and by mobilizing diverse stakeholders can we hope to effectively address the complex problem of obesity.
While I admire how these "pink" marketing efforts have raised awareness and removed a little bit of the stigma that goes along with discussing cancer, I feel they have, to a certain degree, over-simplified a very serious topic.
Wouldn't it be fabulous if you could take one area of your body, like your butt, your abs, the back of your arms, or your thighs, and make all the fat in that area disappear by doing one magical exercise?