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What Student Athletes Need to Know What Student Athletes Need to Know

Six Tips For Health And Safety Before Taking The Field
With the winter sports season gearing up, physicians with Memorial Hermann want to help keep young athletes healthy and safe both on and off the field. …

Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Enhancing your appearance with skin rejuvenation and resurfacing

Protect Your Lungs Protect Your Lungs

Anything you breathe in can affect your lungs

Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Cancer

What’s New In Research And Treatment
The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States are for 2014: About 46,420 people (23,530 men and 22,890 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic …

Diabetes Distress vs. Depression Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

Are People With Type 2 Being Misdiagnosed?
Researchers have long understood there is a strong association between diabetes and depression. But new research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions® earlier this year shows …

What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

Research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer is being done in many medical centers throughout the world.

Avoid Heavy Backpacks Avoid Heavy Backpacks

WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW TO PROTECT THEIR CHILD’S HEALTH
Think the books and school supplies that your child is carrying in a backpack slung haphazardly across one shoulder are harmless? Think again. Heavy loads carried …

Cholesterol Awareness Cholesterol Awareness

Why you really need to know the ‘Good’ from the ‘Bad’
It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by …

Porcelain Dental Crowns Porcelain Dental Crowns

Improve both your appearance and dental health

Adults, Brace Yourself! Adults, Brace Yourself!

Orthodontic treatments are not just for kids anymore

August is National Cataract Awareness Month August is National Cataract Awareness Month

Think you need new glasses? You actually may have cataracts
Many seniors think that new glasses and a stronger prescription is all they need to get back the vision of their youth. The fact is that …

Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin
Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing
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Enhancing Your Appearance With Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing
By Judy Latta
In the early 16th century, as legend has it, Juan Ponce de León embarked upon a quest to find the fabled “Fountain of Youth.” Tales of …

Treating Prostate Cancer and Clinical Trials

Many Options To Consider And Sources Of Support
Different types of treatment are available for prostate cancer. You and your doctor will decide which treatment is right for you. Some common treatments are:
Active surveillance. Closely monitoring …

Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know

Age, Race And Family History Are Important Factors
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the prostate, it is called prostate cancer. The prostate …

Which Liposuction Option is Best for You? Which Liposuction Option is Best for You?

Improved Techniques To Address Those Problem Areas
By Judy Latta
Are you stuck in a perpetual state of dieting and spending countless hours in the gym in an attempt to finally win the battle of the bulge? …

Inflammation and Stiffness: The Hallmarks of Arthritis Inflammation and Stiffness: The Hallmarks of Arthritis

Learning about these symptoms can help you get the right diagnosis
By Greg Freeman
As a disease, arthritis is more complicated and varied than most people imagine. It can come in different forms and affect people in …

Dealing With Infertility Dealing With Infertility

Options offer hope to couples who long for children of their own
By Florene King
As much as we love to hear stories about baby bumps, the joys of giving birth and exotic baby names; as much …

Raising Autism Awareness Raising Autism Awareness

April is a special opportunity to educate the public about this complex disability
Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate …

Sitting for Hours: What’s Your Cancer Risk? Sitting for Hours:  What’s Your Cancer Risk?

MD Anderson expert share simple ways to increase your activity level
Most people spend the day sitting behind a desk. They commute home to relax, sit and watch TV, read a book, or play computer games. Most …

Alcohol Awareness: The Risks to Women’s Health Alcohol Awareness: The Risks to Women’s Health

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities. Excessive drinking is a …

A New Trend for Teeth A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection
Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry say that more patients are now requesting cosmetic services …

Colorectal Cancer Awarness Month Colorectal Cancer Awarness Month

What To Know About The No. 2 Cancer Killer Affecting Both Men And Women
Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of …

Cervical Cancer and HPV: Get the Facts Cervical Cancer and HPV: Get the Facts

MD Anderson Promotes Cancer Prevention By Educating Public About HPV
Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer death in women in the United States. Today, it’s one of the most preventable cancers. Because of …

Pesticides Linked to Health Problems Pesticides Linked to Health Problems

Tips On How To Minimize Exposure
By Erin Anderson
An apple a day keeps the doctor away… or does it? Dichloropropene, glyphosate, organophosphate, and chlorpropham are not only difficult words to pronounce but these potentially harmful pesticides …

Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Science Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Science

American Heart Association’s and American Stroke Association’s top scientific advances for 2013

Beauty IS Skin Deep Beauty IS Skin Deep

Dermal Fillers Offer Similar Benefits To A Facelift Without The Expense And Downtime
By Judy Latta
Mark Twain once said that “wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” That actually is true in a literal sense, …

MD Anderson Expert Shares Risks of Using Alternative Tobacco Products MD Anderson Expert Shares Risks of Using Alternative Tobacco Products

Tobacco Targets Kids: Cigars, E-Cigarettes And Hookahs
Just one cigarette puff can become a lasting problem for teens. More than 80 percent of daily adult smokers begin smoking before age 18, and today, nearly one in …

Facelift Fervor Facelift Fervor

When injectables and fillers aren’t enough
By Elizabeth Anthony
In just 15 years, the number of cosmetic surgeries has exploded — from 2 million to 9 million — and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports a …