FDA approves first drug for tumors tied to breast cancer genes

FDA focuses on developing drugs that target the underlying genetic causes of cancer.

January 17, 2018 0
PATIENT STORY

Now that’s an EXIT

Genesis Boss came into the world in a very rare procedure, which allowed doctors to open her blocked airway before birth.

January 15, 2018 3

Smooth the nutrition road

Add naturally colorful fruits and veggies to your diet by disguising them in delicious smoothies.

January 14, 2018 3

Have the flu? Stay home and get care in minutes

ERs are busy as seasonal cases surge. An expert medical team directs patients to a better, more convenient option.

January 12, 2018 17

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

January 11, 2018 0

Hysterectomy may have long-term health risks

Women who undergo the procedure may develop greater risk factors for heart disease and other health issues—even if they keep their ovaries.

January 11, 2018 0

Exercise safely when the weather outside is frightful

If you're exercising outdoors this winter, take special precautions, a sports medicine expert advises.

January 9, 2018 0

6 steps to a healthier you

As one year ends and another begins, people often assess their habits and lifestyle, and consider changes that could improve their health.

January 8, 2018 0

Stand against gluteal amnesia

Long bouts of sitting will nearly wipe out your gluteal memory. Stand up and make those muscles remember their role.

January 6, 2018 7

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

January 2, 2018 0

Brace yourself

An orthopedic surgeon's new shoulder brace design could be a game-changer for those with shoulder pain.

January 1, 2018 6

Your top stories of 2017

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don’t want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 31, 2017 0