Doctor Talk

  • New cancer diagnosis? 5 questions to ask your doctor
    New cancer diagnosis? 5 questions to ask your doctor MAR 27, 2019

    No matter the type of cancer or the stage, there are a few questions that can help you clarify the direction of your care, ease fears and provide a sense of control through what is an often-confusing and complicated process.

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  • Treating and preventing kidney stones
    Treating and preventing kidney stones MAR 20, 2019

    Every year more than half a million people develop kidney stones - a painful condition that occurs when solid pieces of waste in the urine crystallize in the kidney or bladder.

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  • Marathon Training Entry 6
    Marathon Training Entry 6 FEB 18, 2019

    This was the 41st year of the annual Chicago Marathon. The race organizers have been refining the details over the past 4 decades to make this an unforgettable event for both runners and spectators. All of their hard work was easy to see all throughout the weekend.

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  • Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You
    Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You FEB 11, 2019

    Smoking and tobacco use is a major risk factor for many kinds of cancer – including lung cancer and every oral cancer such as mouth, lips, tongue, larynx, sinuses and tonsils. But the addiction to smoking is real – it’s considered one of the most difficult habits to break.

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  • Stop pneumonia in its tracks
    Stop pneumonia in its tracks FEB 05, 2019

    Pneumonia is a contagious infection in the lungs that causes the air sacs to fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. The condition can be mild, but it can also be severe enough to send you to the hospital.

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  • Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious
    Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious JAN 30, 2019

    Nearly all the esophageal cancers are adenocarcinomas – located at the bottom of the esophagus and directly related to acid reflux and the rise of obesity.

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