Healthy Living

Probiotics and Gut Health

by Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, Gastroenterology
October 29, 2020

Those with nagging digestive issues have probably heard or read about probiotics and prebiotics by now. Often touted as a…

Esophageal Cancer: Know the Risks

by John F. Lazar, MD, Thoracic Surgery
October 27, 2020

Are you a tea drinker, sometimes drinking multiple cups a day? It may be time to “cool things down.” A…

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: Simplicity, Speed, Convenience

by Marc E. Boisvert, MD, Breast Surgery
October 22, 2020

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Over the past decade, advances in breast cancer have been changing women’s lives for the…

African Americans & Health: Focus on Chronic Kidney Disease (Part 3 in a Series)

by Judith H. Veis, MD, Nephrology
October 20, 2020

True or false: Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, causes more deaths than breast cancer or prostate cancer. The answer: True!…

Targeting & Fighting Breast Cancer in Its Many Forms

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services
October 15, 2020

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women; only lung cancer is deadlier. This serious disease…

COVID-19 and Flu Season

by Glenn W. Wortmann, Section Director, Infectious Diseases
October 13, 2020

Influenza (or what we commonly call flu) is one of several viruses which can infect the respiratory tract and cause…