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Curious About At-home Genetic Tests?

Sales of at-home DNA testing kits have soared in recent years as people seek information about their ancestry or future health. However, the results from these at-home genetic tests can be problematic for some people, even as the tests’ growing popularity helps to raise public awareness of the link between

2. Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men (after skin cancer) and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death in men (after lung cancer). One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
To keep things in perspective, however, it is also one of the most survivable cancers:

The Doctor Will See You (via Computer) Now

Telemedicine got its start about 40 years ago in order to bring medical services to underserved patients in remote areas in the United States and worldwide. Today, it’s integrated across the spectrum of healthcare from hospitals to physicians, those in private practice, home healthcare services, and health insurance companies.

The American

Why a Yearly Exam is Still Important

By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief

My patients often ask me if it’s worth coming in for a yearly physical exam. Many of them see specialists, such as cardiologists, pulmonary doctors, or dermatologists, and most see a gynecologist, too. So, why bother with a general exam? What does an internist provide

Good Nutrition Is Essential During Cancer Treatment

Anyone who’s undergone cancer treatment or seen a loved one endure chemotherapy knows that the side effects of treatment can be severe. Among the common hurdles facing cancer patients is getting adequate nutrition while undergoing treatment.
Clinical dietitian Shayne Robinson, RD, CSO, CDN, with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, says, “Malnutrition in cancer

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