Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is an irregular heart rate that often follows heart surgery. Learn how you can reduce your risk of getting this complication.
If you’re at high risk for lung cancer, early detection of the disease through a screening may extend your life. But there are risks, too — so let’s look at the options.
Worldwide, nearly 45% of all cancer-related deaths are attributed to behavioral risk factors like smoking, drinking and living a sedentary lifestyle. Here’s what you can do to lower your risk and live your best life.
Heart attacks are on the upswing among younger people. The reason? Experts say it’s primarily due to sedentary lifestyles and poor diets. And unless something changes, the number will only continue to increase.
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Vapes, cigarettes and cigars all contain nicotine and carry substantial health risks. Your best bet is to avoid or quit any smoking habit.
Plain and simple: Vaping isn’t a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. Both vaping and smoking are dangerous to your health and impact your athletic performance.
Does smoking seem to ease the pain of a bad back? Or an aching joint? Or abdominal discomfort? Think twice before lighting up that cigarette. Any relief you feel will be short-term.
A new study shows even light smokers can develop deadly lung diseases such as emphysema and COPD. Pulmonologist Humberto Choi, MD, explains the findings.