What’s the word on GERD?

What’s the word on GERD?

Maybe you’ve heard of GERD. But do you really know what it is and how it affects the body? Many people think that GERD is just another name for heartburn. But that’s not the case. While heartburn is one symptom of GERD, it isn’t the only one. Let’s back up a bit. GERD...
What men should know about cancer

What men should know about cancer

Cancer may seem like an imposing word, but knowing about the common types of cancer and how to prevent them may help save your life. While heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men, cancer isn’t far behind. According to the Centers for Disease...
Preventing diabetic retinopathy

Preventing diabetic retinopathy

Diabetes is the most common cause of preventable blindness in people ages 25-65 in the United States. Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye problems that can affect people with diabetes and includes glaucoma and cataracts, but the most common cause of blindness in...