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October 20, 2014 – 8:50 AM | 6 Comments

By Brad Broker
Concerned about the growing popularity and use of electronic cigarettes, physicians are calling on the entertainment industry to stop glamorizing and endorsing e-cigs.
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Doctor Google Will See You Now

October 14, 2014 – 2:11 PM |
Google health

By Brad Broker
What do you do when you need health information? Before you go to the doctor’s office, you most likely go online to Dr. …

Smoking Leads to 14 Million Major Medical Conditions in U.S.

October 13, 2014 – 4:01 PM |
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By Brad Broker
Smoking cigarettes is sort of like launching a nuclear bomb inside your body.

“Cigarette smoking has been found to harm nearly every organ and …

Low Vitamin D May Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

October 11, 2014 – 11:05 AM |
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By Alan Lyndon
A new study finds that low levels of vitamin D can lead to aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
“This study adds to the growing …

Doctors Prepare U.S. Hospitals to Treat Ebola

October 9, 2014 – 3:33 PM |
Ebola

By Jeff Cohen, WNPR

Dr. Jack Ross is used to seeing potentially lethal viruses, and he is used to putting patients into isolation. Still, Ebola is different.

“I think, …

How Should Men Decide About Testing For Prostate Cancer?

October 9, 2014 – 2:48 PM |
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By Brad Broker
Most men overestimate the value of early screening for prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the number 1 diagnosed cancer in men and the second …

Even Short, Simple Exercises Can Improve Brain Health

October 8, 2014 – 8:51 AM |
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By Alan Lyndon
Exercise is good for the brain.  That’s not exactly groundbreaking news.  But just how much exercise is necessary to get boost in memory? …