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'How Quickly Do Cancers Spread?'
Oncology

How Quickly Do Cancers Spread?

Does cancer manifest itself within weeks, months or years? How quickly does it metastasize? Predisposed patients should be diligent with regular health evaluations. But what tests are most effective?

Gastroenterology 'Fat men's bellies'

Prevent Visceral Fatty Liver Disease

Recognize, prevent and possibly reverse fatty liver disease. What is the relation­ship between it and cysts or cirrhosis? All cancers can produce malignant cysts.

Internist 'Underarm lipoma'

What is a Lipoma?

Discovering an unexplained lump any­where on your body can cause consider­­able anxiety. When obvious­ly not a cyst or boil, what is it and what should be done about it?

Woman 'Female self-breast exam'

Some Doctors Stop Urging Monthly Breast Self-Exams

Searching for cancer may be too morbid a thought to women who esteem breasts more for their form and function than health indicators. Doctors are not giving up.

Oncology 'Lymphatic system anatomy'

Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Lymphoma

Healthcare physi­cians and patients need to be diligent for early diagnosis, using multi­disciplinary medical treat­ment of blood cancers affecting the lymphatic system.

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Neurology 'Pair of feet under covers'

Get Enough REM Sleep

Functioning with very little sleep is not a virtuous work habit. Deep sleep improves productivity. Could this be the reason you’re so groggy, cranky, and obnoxious?

Endocrinology 'Facts Versus Myths About Diabetes'

Facts Versus Myths About Diabetes

Diabetes is primarily a diet issue. As proof, patients have been cured of it. This article clarifies seven popular myths and describes what it’s like to cope with diabetes.

Nutrition '11 Benefits of Blueberries Backed by Science'

11 Benefits of Blueberries — Backed by Science

Blueberries are jam packed with antioxi­dants, along with lots of essen­tial vitamins and nutri­ents. This is good reason to learn a healthy new recipe for delicious blue­berry sauce.

Nutrition 'Can You Eat Like a Nutritionist?'

Can You Eat Like a Nutritionist?

You may not be a registered dietitian, but for the sake of your digestive system and general health, it helps to eat like one. Here are some practical steps to curb carbohydrate overconsumption.

Neurology 'Floating woman having out-of-body experience'

What is an Out-of-Body Experience?

Some people boast about out-of-body experiences while others fear them. Just what are they and why do some people strive to induce them? Are they an indication of health issues?

Internist 'Patients Expect Just One Thing From Doctors'
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Patients Expect Just One Thing From Doctors

While many patient expecta­­tions can be unreason­­able, others are practical. This hyper­bolic, insight­ful and sobering patient-perspective was published on KevinMD website.

Woman 'Cross Your Legs, Not Your Fingers'

Cross Your Legs, Not Your Fingers

Crossing fingers while attempt­­ing to mask vaginal malodor with perfume can literally take others’s breath away. What is going on down there and what can you do about it?

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