- Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. While there have been great strides in preventing it, the hardest part has been figuring out who is at high risk, especially since men and women often have different symptoms.
- Getting sick or dying from something you catch while in the hospital happens more than you may think. 1.7 million people get infections in hospitals every year, and nearly 100,000 people will die from them.
- May is Mental Health Month, an important time to think about the millions of people who suffer from depression, with many losing their lives to a disease we are often afraid to talk about. And it's much more prevalent than you might think.
- Sinus infections and allergies affect more than 31-million Americans every year. One woman thought her non-stop running nose was a symptom of that, but it was something far more serious.
- Hearing loss is the third most common physical condition after heart disease and arthritis. Hearing aids used to be the only option for those with moderate to severe hearing problems, but now an invisible device is giving patients a new choice.
- Cancer, emphysema, and heart disease, using tobacco can cause them all. In fact, the National Cancer Institute says it's the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States.
- Too many women and those who love them know all too well that aggressive breast cancer can be very hard to beat. Even if women do overcome it, there's a good chance it could come back.