When specks of calcium appear in ductal tissue on mammograms, they can indicate a small cancer. But when calcifications are found in the breast arteries, they haven’t been a cause for concern. However, in recent years, physicians have begun to ...Read More »
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Are you taking more than one drug? Are you taking a few different types of medications? Are you seeing several different doctors? If so, you may be at increased risk for drug interactions, which occur when a drug, a supplement, ...Read More »
Ask the doctor Q. I have gained 10 pounds this year. I am 52, healthy, and am eating the same foods I have always eaten. Why am I gaining weight now? A. A lot of patients come to me with ...Read More »
Research we’re watching The more fit you are in your mid-to-late 40s, the less likely you are to have a stroke after age 65, according to a study published online June 9, 2016, by the journal Stroke. The study relied ...Read More »
Get adventurous with the protein packed grain If you want to implement more protein into your diet, try this bistro quinoa with beets and goat’s cheese salad to get more adventurous in your diet. Replacing greens with quinoa turns culinary ...Read More »
Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm disorder in which the upper chambers of the heart (the atria) beat fast and irregularly. Normally, the muscular walls of the right and left atria contract at the same time, pumping blood into the ...Read More »
Q. My cardiologist told me to take clopidogrel for a year after I received a stent. Now the year is up. I haven’t had any bleeding problems. Should I keep taking it? A. In addition to aspirin, doctors routinely prescribe ...Read More »
If you’re over 65, be sure to follow the latest pneumonia vaccine guidelines. Each year, about a million people in the United States end up in the hospital with pneumonia, a serious lung infection that can be caused by an ...Read More »
Thanks to early screening, lifesaving interventions, and sophisticated pharmacology, millions of people live full, active lives after a heart disease diagnosis. That can include sex. Although the physical and emotional strains of cardiovascular disease often take a toll on a ...Read More »
If you’re “leaning in” by putting in extra hours on the job, you may be gaining gender equality that you don’t want—the same stroke risk as your male colleagues. A recent analysis indicates that women who work 55 hours or ...Read More »