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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s

 As the over-65 population grows, so will the number of Americans dealing with the disease
Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain. It destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the …

Myths about Diabetes Myths about Diabetes

WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN HURT YOU
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts — such as diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly …

Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

American Lung Association report reveals that women are at greater rish than men 
W omen are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half …

What Does the Doctor Look For on a Mammogram? What Does the Doctor Look For on a Mammogram?

In a word, changes
A mammogram is an x-ray exam of the breast that’s used to detect and evaluate breast changes. Modern mammography has only existed since the late 1960s, when special x-ray machines were designed …

Lose Weight Sooner Than Later Lose Weight Sooner Than Later

STUDY SUGGESTS IT GIVES THE BEST CHANCE OF REVERSING HEART DAMAGE FROM OBESITY
In a study of the impact of weight loss on reversing heart damage from obesity, Johns Hopkins researchers found that poor heart function …

Choosing the Best Prostate Cancer Treatment Choosing the Best Prostate Cancer Treatment

By Durado Brooks, M.D., M.P.H.
More than 238,500 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. Most of these men will have to weigh a variety of treatment options and make …

Restorative Dentistry Will Make You Smile! Restorative Dentistry Will Make You Smile!

Improving Your Appearance with Cosmetic Crowns and Bridges
By Judy Latta
Astrong and healthy smile does wonders for your self-esteem and confidence. While most people are not born with perfect movie-star smiles, advancements in modern dentistry over …

Vision Smarts: UV Awareness Vision Smarts: UV Awareness

How to protect your eyesight today and for the long term
As the summer heats up, more Americans will be heading outdoors to enjoy the sunshine. The public should know, however, that Ultra Violet (UV)-blocking sunglasses …

Bella Spatique Lashes Bella Spatique Lashes

Mink eyelash extensions come to Fort Bend!
By Melanie Saxton
You’ll see them on women at brunch, at church, and at the grocery store —luscious lashes that aren’t just for celebrities any longer. Now anyone can wear …

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 …

Men’s Sexual Health Men’s Sexual Health

National Men’s Health Week offers a focus on sexual health and overall wellness
National Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year the week leading up to and including Father’s Day, June 16. The Centers for Disease …

Hypothyroidism a “Hidden Epidemic” of Misdiagnosis Hypothyroidism a “Hidden Epidemic” of Misdiagnosis

Major consequences for sufferers
There are at least two aspects of a misdiagnosis that can cause patients harm, according to Dr. Steven Hotze, founder of the Hotze Health & Wellness Center and author of Hormones, Health, …

The Silent Killer – High Blood Pressure The Silent Killer – High Blood Pressure

HIgh blood pressure is on the rise in the U.S., especially among young adults
By Cheryl Alexander
Because today more than 65 million Americans suffer from the effects of high blood pressure (HBP), it is more important …