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John Fernandez

Roundup: Belly Fat’s Higher Health Risks; Another...

‘Belly Fat’ Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke, New Study Finds For the first time, researchers say they have found a link...

January 24, 2020 / 4 min read

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Advances on Promising Path

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

January 23, 2020 / 4 min read

Pneumonia-Like Coronavirus: Healthcare Community Prepares for Potential...

With 2 confirmed cases in the U.S., public health officials nationwide are preparing for a possible outbreak of pneumonia caused by the Novel Coronavirus, which...

January 22, 2020 / 3 min read

At 32, She Didn’t Know About Cervical...

Stephany Goyla found out she had cervical cancer after her first-ever Pap smear at the age of 32. A self-described workaholic, Ms. Goyla admits she...

January 22, 2020 / 2 min read

When Does a Runny Nose Require Medical...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually a normal process during a...

January 21, 2020 / 2 min read

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’ After...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why Ken Davis, 64, spends more...

January 20, 2020 / 2 min read

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion regularly — also known as...

January 17, 2020 / 4 min read

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With Sharpest...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

January 13, 2020 / 3 min read

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...

January 10, 2020 / 4 min read

Roundup: Some Flavored e-Cigs Banned; Intermittent Fasting...

FDA Bans Certain Flavored Vaping Products to Curb e-Cig Use by Youth The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is banning e-cigarettes containing “fruit...

January 3, 2020 / 4 min read