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It’s the pits: Celebs skipping shaving, should you?

Miley Cyrus is known for bucking the trends of the mainstream celebrity with her sexually explicit displays and crude gestures. But these days, she...

How can tooth extraction lead to cardiac arrest?

A Minnesota teen is fighting for her life after suffering cardiac arrest during routine wisdom tooth extraction. Seventeen-year-old Sydney Galleger was taken to Minnesota Amplatz...

Growing new limbs: The importance of stem cell technology and cord...

A lot of parents ask me if they should bank their child’s umbilical cord blood in order to save the stem cells. While the...

FDA reviewing new drug Flibanserin touted as ‘Women’s Viagra’

Drugs shouldn’t be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the back of peer pressure, and this seems to be an important...

Depression increases risk of dying in heart patients

There is mounting evidence to suggest that mental health affects not only our minds and moods, but also our overall health and well-being. One...

Could a simple cheek swab be the key to detecting cancer?

In the world of cancer, especially female cancers, we still have a lot to learn. However, emerging research in this area continues to be...

Elisabeth Bing: The household name you’ve never heard

While Elisabeth Bing may not seem like a household name, every parent who gave birth to a child over the last 50+ years, whether...

Face lifts, butt lifts and now … voice lifts?

We’ve heard of face lifts, butt lifts and brow lifts, but what about a voice lift? As more Americans and people around the world...

Daily B vitamin may help protect against common skin cancers

New research shows that taking a B vitamin may help prevent common skin cancers in those at highest risk for the disease. Scientists at the...
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How FDA plan to lift ban on blood donations by gay...

While I support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to eliminate the lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, there are elements of...