A man diagnosed with throat cancer was told his only option was surgery to remove his voicebox. That would mean he'd have to breathe through a hole in his throat for the rest of his life. But a New York surgeon had another plan. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
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This Is How Long You Should Exercise Each Week to Help Lower Your Risk for Cancer, According to Science
46,000 cases of cancer in America could potentially be prevented each year if we move THIS much.
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Curious what activities may be associated with higher COVID-19 transmission? Here's what data suggests.
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YouTubeRight-wing personality and talk radio host Dennis Prager, who once “proved” COVID was nothing to worry about by describing his habit of eating with dirty utensils in restaurants, has now contracted COVID.But, this wasn’t a bad thing, Prager insisted. In fact, getting sick with the virus was his plan all along, he announced Monday during his show, which streams daily on YouTube.“It is infinitely preferable to have natural immunity than vaccine immunity and that is what I have hoped for the
Chinese father uses online studies to develop a homemade treatment for his son’s rare genetic disease
A Chinese father took it upon himself to develop a cure for a rare genetic disease that his son was diagnosed with. A father’s devotion: Xu Wei, a 30-year-old online entrepreneur with no prior college education, devoted his time to learning and developing medicine at home after his one-year-old son Haoyang was diagnosed with Menkes disease, reported South China Morning Post. The disorder, which affects the cellular transport of copper, is associated with seizures, stunted growth, failure to thrive, unstable body temperature and intellectual disability, according to the National Organization for Rare Disorders.
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Plenty of women don't miss their breasts after surgery — despite the warnings so often coming from breast surgeons and society at large: that a life without breasts is one of disfigurement, bereft of one's womanhood.
The word "colonoscopy" has always been one I have dreaded hearing. At 14, I was diagnosed by a gastroenterologist with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which causes stomach pain and other intestinal symptoms, like bloating and diarrhea.
When Ronald Reagan was running for president in 1980, there were questions about his age and whether he was up to such a stressful job. The oldest president up to that time had been Dwight Eisenhower, who had retired at that age in 1961 after serving two full terms. President Joe Biden was elected at 78, replacing Donald Trump, who was elected at 70, and is dropping hints about running in 2024, when he would be 78.
I believe in science. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, I told myself I would get vaccinated as soon a shot was approved and available.
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"Had I not been vaccinated, and with all my medical issues, this would be a far more dire situation," Cavuto said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Breast cancer patients say 'cold capping' saved their hair. What is it and why aren't more people doing it?
Scalp cooling therapy is available to all cancer patients except those battling certain blood-related cancers, but many don’t know the option exists.
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Monica Molenaar had her ovaries removed to reduce her breast cancer risk at 40. She saw an opportunity to launch a platform to demystify menopause.
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Robert Montgomery, a New York transplant surgeon, conducted a successful surgery that transplanted a pig's kidney into a brain-dead human
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These wholesome recs from RDs will give you energy, curb cravings, and keep inflammation low.
Data: CDC; Note: Data represents 30% of Americans across 16 jurisdictions: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York City, Seattle/King County, Wash., Utah and Wisconsin; Chart: Danielle Alberti/AxiosEven vaccinated Americans who are 80 or older are at higher risk of dying from the coronavirus than anyone — vaccinated or not — under the age of 50, according to CDC data.Why it matters: The vaccine
The Republican governor asked "where does this end?" and received some stinging responses.
Japanese scientists have developed a vaccine that successfully stopped five different types of coronaviruses, including COVID-19. Stopping the source: The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, looked at ways to halt future pandemics by vaccinating against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-related) coronaviruses, a species of viruses consisting of many known strains. Health officials have raised concerns about how viruses that emerge in animals have become more common to jump to humans, such as in the cases of bird flu, swine flu, Ebola, and MERS.
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Taraji P. Henson says a recent wake-up call helped her learn to prioritize her health, change her diet, and realize she's not just an actress but a singer too.
A First-of-its-Kind Drug Candidate Targeting the Root Causes of Aging Could Soon Dominate Estimated $600 Billion Aging Market
Image on Unsplash The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. The global market for over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription treatments that address age-related diseases and longevity is projected to more than quadruple in size over the next 5 years, growing from $110 billion today to more than $600 billion by 2025. This massive market is currently wide open as no Food and Drug Administr
Long-term exposure to PFAS, phthalates, BPA, and parabens can lead to health problems including increased risk of heart disease and birth defects.
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An anti-vax doctor who's one of the biggest spreaders of COVID-19 disinformation says he doesn't lose sleep if his remarks cause death
Dr. Rashid Buttar, a member of the "Disinformation Dozen," appeared on CNN to promote anti-vax theories. He told reporter Drew Griffin: "If I'm wrong, so be it."