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Ovarian Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment


Ovarian cancer is the 9th most common cancer in women and although it only accounts for approximately 3 percent of cancers in women, it is responsible for the most deaths of any cancer involving the female reproductive tract. The American Cancer...
19-Sep-2017 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fusion Guided Biopsy: Diagnosing Prostate Cancer with Pinpoint Accuracy


There is a new technology available that can help with both predicting prostate cancer aggressiveness and detecting prostate cancer. It’s called fusion guided biopsy and it greatly improves on the standard biopsy technique.
13-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing Strokes in Patients with AFib


Did you know that more than 3 million Americans are affected by atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, which is also referred to as AF or AFib, is the most common irregular or abnormal heart rhythm disorder. It decreases the heart’s pumping...
13-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Is an Embryologist?


If you or a loved one is having difficulty conceiving, you may have researched in vitro fertilization options. A key member of an IVF patient’s clinical team is her embryologist.
9-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Do Women Need to Know About Heart Disease?


Did you know that heart disease impacts men and women differently? Research has shown that gender differences exist not only in the way disease affects the heart, but also in the symptoms and the way it is diagnosed. And, in combating this No. 1...
25-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hold Your Breath and Spare Your Heart


“Take a deep breath and hold it.” With that simple instruction, The Department of Radiation Oncology at Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care is helping patients with breast cancer protect their heart health.
19-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medically Managed Weight Loss: A Nonsurgical Approach to a Healthier Weight


Weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight, is a challenge that can sometimes seem insurmountable. If you are struggling with your weight, you are not alone! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70.7 percent of...
28-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What is Mindfulness-Based Meditation and Why Should I Try It?


It seems like we are hearing more and more about mindfulness-based meditation and the role it plays in stress reduction. But what exactly is mindfulness-based meditation and why is the practice getting so much attention?
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Drowsy Driving — Expert Available


12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key


Getting ready to send your child off to school for the first time or preparing an older child to go back to school can be a daunting task, especially if your child has diabetes.
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Beating Seasonal Allergies


After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed and spring is in the air — literally. In fact, people with spring allergies are most likely already experiencing sneezing, watery eyes and fatigue because of tree pollen.
1-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Curb Overuse of Antibiotics to Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug - Expert Available


27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Losing Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time?


This month, you may find you feel a little more tired than usual as you adjust to the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m on Sunday, March 8.
23-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Female Cardiologist Available to Discuss Heart Disease and Women


4-Feb-2015 2:35 PM EST

Take Care, Take Heart


February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to be reminded to take care of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news: heart disease is largely preventable and controllable.
2-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Getting Your Children Ready to Go Back to School? Be Sure to Make Sleep a Priority


As you prepare your children for the start of a new school year, make sure you put “get enough sleep” on their back-to-school lists.
20-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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