smoking

Smokeless tobacco carries some of the same adverse effects as cigarettes, and some that are unique to these products

By Ask the Doctors • November 26, 2021

Overcoming smoking addiction is possible, but it takes help. Learn about tips and resources for a healthier lifestyle

By Chayil Champion • November 12, 2021

Know the symptoms and risk-factors of blood cots

By uclahealth • July 12, 2021

Take a closer look at the causes and symptoms of peripheral arterial disease

By Ask the Doctors • June 28, 2021

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. The majority of prostate cancers are found in men 65 and older

By Ask the Doctors • April 19, 2021
Dear Doctors: Our daughter-in-law is four months pregnant with our first grandchild. When she and our son were recently visiting for the weekend, we became aware that she’s secretly smoking. She says it’s OK because it’s just three cigarettes a day and asked us not to tell our son. Is [...]
By Ask the Doctors • October 3, 2018
Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes, is increasingly popular among young people in the U.S. Since most tobacco use begins during the teen years, there is a push to help prevent it — and the resulting nicotine addiction — from ever beginning. This starts by addressing the misconception among [...]
By uclahealth • August 23, 2018
Dear Doctors: While my wife and I were working in the garden, she got dizzy and couldn't understand what I was saying. The episode went away after a few minutes, but I took her to the ER anyway. The doctors there said she had experienced a TIA. What is that, [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 4, 2018
Dear Doctor: My husband and I are trying to have a baby, but we're having problems conceiving. Could my stress be to blame? Dear Reader: First, let's consider a couple of statistics, specifically as they relate to women. The federal Centers [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 3, 2018
Dear Doctor: Given a choice, I'll always choose white wine over red. But a recent study linking white wine to increased melanoma risk made me reconsider. Am I overreacting? Dear Reader: This is a difficult question without a simple answer -- [...]
By Ask the Doctors • March 16, 2018