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Teen vaping: Talking points for parents

Teen tobacco use has trended downward for years, but an alarming number of teens have turned to vaping instead. In this week’s blog, David Balis, M.D., discusses talking points for parents to help teens quit using e-cigarettes and kick their nicotine habits.

Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

Allergic to penicillin? There’s a 90% chance that’s not true

More than 90 percent of patients who believe they are allergic to penicillin actually aren’t. This is a serious concern, particularly during pregnancy. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, allergy expert David Khan, M.D., discusses penicillin allergy testing and antibiotic safety.

Back and Spine; Prevention

Golfer’s guide: 5 ways to avoid back pain

Don’t let back pain short-side your golf game. Carlos Bagley, M.D., offers five tips for golfers to avoid back pain and serious spine injuries related to the sport. Learn more.

Cancer; Prevention

Cancer Prevention Myths and the Real Truths

Many individuals have differing myths and perceptions of cancer prevention. Here are common ones and the latest science-backed data offering fact.

Cancer; Prevention

Research on Cancer in Underserved Communities

Underserved communities often have difficulty accessing cancer prevention resources. These cancer research studies aim to provide more equity for all patients.

Cancer; Prevention

Free Smoking Cessation Programs to Quit for Good

Free help to quit smoking is easy to find. Smoking cessation programs offer you the encouragement to kick your habit. Learn how you can get the help you need.

Men's Health; Prevention; Women's Health; Your Pregnancy Matters

'The pill' for guys: Male birth control option passes safety tests

A male birth control pill has moved one step closer to reality, but will men actually take a daily oral contraceptive?

Cancer; Men's Health; Prevention; Women's Health

Beating the social, emotional side effects of HPV-related head and neck cancer treatment

HPV-related head and neck cancer is increasing among young adults, but traditional treatments can affect how patients look, talk, and even eat – huge factors on a first date. Find out how Baran Sumer, M.D., helps patients beat cancer and minimize socially awkward side effects.

Plastic Surgery; Prevention

Look and feel young again with nonsurgical facial rejuvenation

Botox, fillers, and lasers are nonsurgical treatments that allow the face to look younger as men and women age. Learn why Jeffrey Kenkel, M.D., says these options are becoming so popular that many patients include these procedures in their monthly budgets.

Cancer; Prevention

Thyroid nodules and treatment: Get the facts

Many patients panic when they hear the words “thyroid nodule.” Is it cancer? Will it grow? Do I need surgery? In this week’s blog, Iram Hussain, M.D., discusses how thyroid nodules are found, diagnosed, and treated. Learn more.