Dear Doctors: My husband slipped while out on his boat and cracked two ribs. He had a broken rib as a teenager (varsity football) and remembers having his chest wrapped, but that’s not happening this time. Why not? He’s in a lot of pain and it seems like wrapping could [...]
Endometriosis is a condition where cells like those in uterine lining (the endometrium) grow and implant outside of the uterus. This often-painful condition is also a leading cause of infertility in women. OB/GYN and fertility specialist Kathleen Brennan, MD, offers her insights into endometriosis-related infertility and gives tips for [...]
Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a lesser-known disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of breast cancer diagnoses, and 10% of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. It gets its name because of the red, swollen look the breast develops, despite no injury or infection.What is inflammatory breast cancer?
Speech-language pathologist Nicole Schussel discusses misconceptions and the newest treatments
New project aims to expand access to personalized medicine for those of non-European ancestry
Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched?
Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]
Though the prevalence of cases has climbed in the past decade, long-term prognosis is good, says UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Chair
Some brain cells remain constant while others can be reprogrammed
Parents may have to explain pandemic restrictions to disappointed kids. Families can still find creative ways to celebrate together