Imagine being cured of cancer, only to learn the treatment that saved your life caused you to develop heart failure. Or perhaps your risk factors for heart disease spiral out of control when you begin chemotherapy. More concerning: What if your doctor suggests you stop your cancer treatment because it’s
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is turning into a true epidemic. Today, more than 5 million Americans live with the effects of this disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and the numbers are climbing. By 2050, nearly 14 million people over age 65 will have developed Alzheimer’s. The cost of caring for
By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Many of my patients ask how best to protect themselves against heart disease and whether they should see cardiac specialists.
It’s important to understand that heart disease is different in women than in men, with women less likely to experience the classic chest pain/angina symptoms. This