Recognize Lung Cancer Early: Don’t Ignore These 4 Signs


According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, accounting for 1 in every 5 cancer deaths. Early detection is very important to increase the survival of lung cancer sufferers before the disease spreads outside the lungs. Currently, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends … Read more

Is it possible to get two infections at once?


This winter disease season has been a difficult one. States across the country have experienced high rates of respiratory viruses, such as COVID-19, flu and RSV. Not to mention colds, stomach ailments, throat infections, and various other illnesses that have spread. Some people report their symptoms seem to last longer than usual. If you’ve been … Read more

What To Do If You Get Sick On A Plane


It’s hard to imagine a worse place to get sick than on an airplane. But unfortunately, this happens – in various forms. There are a number of unpleasant and even potentially dangerous conditions that travelers can experience during a flight. Nausea, diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, stuffy nose, blood clots, sinus infections, tinnitus – travelers will probably … Read more

Foods and Drinks That Cause Dry Skin


Itchy feeling. Flakiness. Peeling. Cracked. The winter months can really take a toll on your skin, and sometimes a medicine cabinet full of hydrating skin care products just isn’t enough. “Cold weather outdoors and dry heat indoors can steal moisture from your skin, leading to dehydration,” explains Dr. Whitney Bowe, a board-certified dermatologist based in … Read more

The Biggest Early Warning Signs of COVID-19


We’re still in the throes of winter – and that means we’re still dealing with a lot of respiratory viruses. This includes COVID. Overall, COVID cases are “slightly down in most places…we were, from a hospital admissions standpoint, probably around 35,000 per week last month and now probably closer to 20,000 hospitalizations per week,” said … Read more