Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

Kicking the habit? Don’t go it alone

Your odds of quitting for good will improve if you lean on therapies and others for help.

Patient Story

‘On death’s doorstep’

Vietnam veteran Charlie Bell thanks God and his medical team for a lung transplant that gave him a new lease on life.

Patient Story

Holding her heart in her hands

After transplant surgery, a woman plans to have her diseased organ plastinated so it can serve as a teaching specimen to help others.

A likely sleep thief: The carb-heavy meal

Overconsumption of refined carbohydrates—especially foods with added sugars—could lead to insomnia.

Wuhan novel coronavirus: What you need to know

The best ways to protect yourself from it and other viruses: Wash your hands and avoid touching your face.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

The flu is gaining momentum

Sudden fever, body aches, headache, respiratory symptoms? Seek medical care promptly.

Smog—bad to the bones

Breathing polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, which could lead to loss of bone mass.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Patient Story

Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2020 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

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