A family history of coronary artery disease can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are steps you can take to lower your risk.
Thyroid disease may run in your family, and you may not even know it. Some autoimmune diseases and cancers are linked to an increased risk for thyroid disease. Here’s what you need to know.
Women, what do you think your #1 killer is? It’s not breast cancer.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about family history and heart disease.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
We have all heard about the pain of passing a kidney stone — and those who’ve experienced it never want to go through it again. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to help prevent this common disorder of the urinary tract.
As you leave your doctor’s office, you think, “Oh, I forgot to ask…” It happens to all of us. That’s why in my previous post about making the most of your doctor’s appointment, I recommended writing your questions down. But what should those questions be? You’ll have your own questions based on your personal health … Read More
If you forget all of your questions when you get to the doctor’s office, here are 5 tips for making the most of your visit.
What do genetic counselors do? And how can they help you? Our expert explains.