November is Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. More than one in every 10 adults who are 20 years or older has diabetes. So what do we need to know about this disease to prevent it and to prevent the ravages it can bring?
November is Alzheimer's awareness month. It's estimated 5.8 million American's have Alzheimer's. And as America grays, that number will increase. Providing care is both challenging and can be daunting.
Do you know what chemicals are in the products you're using for your children and the effect of those chemicals? A lot of people don't and that's why Clean and Healthy New York is pushing lawmakers to adopt the Child Safe Products Act.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. It's one of the deadliest cancers because there are generally no symptoms until the disease has progressed. Some 56,000 people will be diagnosed this year -- only right percent will survive. Most notably, game show host Alex Trebeck has been battling this disease and his story can help raise awareness and more funds for research.
Bioethics is little understood outside medical and philosophical circles, but it helps guide our daily life. Dr. Lisa Campo-Englestein is an associate professor at the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College and has been named to the BBC's 100 Women list, a selection of influential and inspirational women from around the world.
As Americans age and obesity continues, diabetes lurks -- and with it is a threat to our heart health. November is Diabetes Awareness Month. So we welcome Dr. Reid Muller, a cardiologist with Albany Associates in Cardiology, to help us understand the risk and stay healthy.
Hip replacements have skyrocketed in the United States over the past five years or so -- and the age of the patient has dropped. There have been advancements in technology and turn-around from surgery to home is shorter than ever. Much the same has happened with knee replacements.
An increasing number of people are surviving cancer and also living with cancer. How to live with the life-changing diagnosis -- that's what Pat Brady from New York Oncology Hematology is here to discuss.