Oral health is a significant component of overall health, a fact underscored by the recent release of a special report on oral health by the Surgeon General. The two leading dental diseases (i.e., car..
For many people, the New Year is a time for resolutions, particularly resolutions to lose weight. But there is a problem with weight-loss resolutions: Weight is not what matters.If we care about how w..
By Dr. Alon MassMen who are taxi drivers in New York City have high rates of genito-urinary health problems, such as stones in the urinary tract, infections of the bladder, and reproductive health pro..
Cocaine is a powerful and highly addictive substance. Cocaine hydrochloride remains a schedule II controlled substance, as it has some legal therapeutic application as a pain reliever and vasoconstric..
Heat stroke or heat exhaustion, is given by excess sweat that causes loss of salt and other body fluids. This condition often precedes heat stroke and is accompanied by various conditions such as musc..
Typically, common eye disorders can be broken down into major eye symptoms, making it easier to sort them out and come up with specific guidelines. Major categories include:• Redness• Itching• Swellin..