Pfizer and Merck are both touting their antiviral drugs still waiting for FDA approval as game-changers for saving lives affected by COVID-19. How do they work, and what about monoclonal antibody treatment by Lilly and Regeneron? Where do they fit in the treatment game? How does all this play out with vaccines?
There is a debilitating leg condition affecting 3 million Americans called chronic venous insufficiency. It's caused when blood pools in the legs because the valves that should prevent this -- insuring our blood circulates properly -- don't work efficiently. Treating this condition more efficiently is under study at Albany Medical Center and Dr. Adriana Laser is here to discuss this.
We've heard much talk about the pandemic 15 or 20 pounds gained. This is on top of the already growing issue of obesity in this country. Keep in mind, being overweight increases the odds of gastric esophageal reflux, and with that comes the risk of a potentially deadly cancer.
Getting and keeping kids active is an ongoing challenge, but one that's being met by Girls on the Run. It's a national non-profit organization providing programming to strengthen third to eighth grade girls' social, emotional, physical, and behavioral skills with the ultimate goal of helping them to successfully navigate life.
As we move into cold and flu season with COVID-19 concerns lingering, how would you like to pile high a plate of immunity? Yes, there are foods we can eat to boost our defenses against illness. Jill Edwards, director of education for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, is here with that healthy recipe.
More than 1 million people per year are affected by an eye injury, and 90% of these injuries could have been prevented had the individuals been wearing protective eyewear. October is Eye Injury Prevention Month. So as we wrap up this month, I've invited optometrist Mike DiNapoli from DiNapoli Opticians to share some prevention pointers.
A sweeping change to longstanding recommendation about the use of low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack. Who does this impact and why the change? Cardiologist Dr. Lance Sullenberger is my guest to explain.
Are you tired all the time? Perhaps it's time to rethink how you're sleeping and resting. As bestselling author Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith writes in her book “Sacred Rest,” there are seven types of rest.
It's well known that mammograms can help detect breast cancers at their earliest and most treatable stage. But during the pandemic many women put off that exam and doctors have seen an increase in more advanced cases of breast cancer. So the reminder is being sounded loud and clear -- get screened.
It's estimated 1 million Americans are living with multiple sclerosis. It's a disease that sees the body attack its own central nervous system. For some, the disease is unrelenting. Others experience periodic flares. So how does one live with this? Delaney Parker got the diagnosis 13 years ago and has now penned a book about a woman’s journey.