Knowing your genetic history can help reduce your risk of developing certain cancers.
Traveling can be fun, but sometimes it can disrupt your circadian rhythm, your body's natural sleeping and waking clock. This is what we call jet leg.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for both women and men, and Rekha Mankad, MD, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic, will be in Connecticut February 28 to help local women understand their own inherent risk of heart disease and to encourage them to take steps to decrease that risk.
More than 2 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes in 2016. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), that’s 11 percent of high school students and 4.3 percent of middle school students.
Hiccups may result from a large meal, alcoholic beverages or sudden excitement. In some cases, hiccups may be a sign of an underlying medical condition. For most people, a bout of hiccups usually lasts only a few minutes. Rarely, hiccups may persist for months. This can result in malnutrition and exhaustion.
Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. While exposure to radon is common, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicates that Middlesex County is at increased risk for exposure to harmful levels of radon.
As you celebrate this holiday season and enjoy the company of family and friends, delicious delicacies are in abundance. How do you indulge without overdoing it?