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Posted: Oct 3, 2023

Cancer-Related PTSD: What to Look For, How to Help

With Rachael Swisher, PharmD

Surviving cancer can be a very traumatic experience—and that experience doesn’t necessarily end with your last treatment. Read on to learn more about how post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors, what to look out for, and how to find help.

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Posted: Sep 26, 2023

Ask An Expert: Everything About Epilepsy

With Neurologist Brian Wolf, MD

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world, affecting as many as 50 million people globally. Still, it remains shrouded in medical mystery and societal stigma. We spoke with Dr. Brian Wolf, a neurologist and expert in treating epilepsy, to learn more.

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Posted: Sep 19, 2023

How to Recognize and Prevent Malnutrition

With Clinical Dietitian Gemady Langfelder, MS, RD, LDN, CPT

Proper nutrition through a balanced and varied diet is a central part of maintaining good health, improving quality of life on a day-to-day basis and even helping manage symptoms of chronic disease. But maintaining proper nutrition can be difficult, and malnutrition can affect anyone, especially adults ages 65 years and above.

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Posted: Sep 12, 2023

It’s Not Flesh-Eating Bacteria But It’s Still Dangerous

How to avoid and identify a Vibrio vulnificus infection

“Flesh-eating bacteria.” It’s the scary, though slightly inaccurate, subject of recurring headlines each year. But the real culprit is a bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus, which can cause serious infections and even death. Thankfully, Vibrio vulnificus is easy to avoid and readily treatable.

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Posted: Sep 5, 2023

A Gamechanger In Prostate Surgery

The basics and benefits of robot-assisted prostate surgery

It’s estimated that, granted long life, just about everyone with a prostate will experience symptoms of an enlarged prostate at some point. Enlarging is just kind of what prostates do. But advances in robotic-assisted prostate surgery have led to amazing and minimally invasive solutions.

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