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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...

Heart Attack Warning Signs

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, killing approximately 600,000 people each year. In an effort to raise awareness about the disease, Erika Perez, a heart attack survivor and representative for the American Heart Association,...

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...