Many people who have chronic sinusitis may have an allergic reaction to fungi rather than a bacterial infection and treatments for the two are completely different.
Children and adolescents seldom have “heart attacks,” but they sometimes have heart arrhythmias which can look like the same thing, and be just as deadly.
A new field of advocates are helping people navigate the insurance system, assisting with denials and delays. Three experts discuss how to fight your insurer and win.
Experts discuss why salt is such a health problem and what the federal government is doing to push food processors toward reducing salt content in our diets.
Experts discuss why and how parents should hold "conversations" with their babies.
When a child is pulled out of the water and revived they may face life-threatening peril hours or days later as the body reacts.
The second most common form of dementia is virtually unknown to most people. However, Lewy body dementia affects 1.4 million Americans, with symptoms commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease. Additional symptoms such as hallucinations and uncontrollable shaking make diagnosis and caregiving more difficult, and treatments for Alzheimer's or psychosis can often be harmful. Experts discuss. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 1: Lewy Body Dementia
Gene research has made incredible leaps in the last decade. A physician/Pulitzer-prize winning author explains what our new knowledge means for our immediate medical future, given our struggles with genetic knowledge in the past. Stay in the loop! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook! Subscribe and review on iTunes! Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Asst. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 2: Our New Genetic Knowledge
A noted investigative journalist explains the less well known side of military research.
Diagnostic tests are often less certain in their results than people think, making patients sometimes doubt doctors' competence.