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Smoker's Health Scare Experiment

Smoking is typically associated with an increased risk for lung cancer; however, the unhealthy habit is also directly related to progressive lower respiratory conditions, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an irreversible restriction of l

High-Tech Pillow for Improved Sleep

Suffering from a lack of sleep? Family medicine physician Dr. Rachael Ross explains how the Sleepow memory foam pillow — equipped with an embedded sound machine and mp3 player — can help you get a better night's rest.

Smoker’s Health Scare Experiment (Part 1)

Smoking is typically associated with an increased risk for lung cancer; however, the unhealthy habit is also directly related to progressive lower respiratory conditions, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To demonstrate just...

Controversial Mammogram Study (Part 1)

According to a 25-year study out of Canada, mammograms were not shown to be effective in reducing the number of breast cancer-related deaths in middle-aged women. The study also suggests that breast cancers detected via mammograms were over-treated,...

Recovering from a Stroke

Several hours after giving birth, first-time mom Lindsay suffered a severe stroke brought on by a life-threatening pregnancy complication called eclampsia, which is characterized by elevated blood pressure, seizures and swelling of the brain. Lindsay’s...

Controversial Mammogram Study (Part 2)

According to a 25-year study out of Canada, mammograms were not shown to be effective in reducing the number of breast cancer-related deaths in middle-aged women. The study also suggests that breast cancers detected via mammograms were over-treated,...