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From the Experts

Fall Prevention Tips to Help Older Loved Ones
Falls are more common than you may think, especially for people 65 and older. Here are some tips for preventing accidents before they occur.
Botox: Not Just for Wrinkles
Dermatologists use Botox for much more than correcting and preventing visible signs of aging. It can also be used for excessive sweating, droopy eyelids and more.
Eight Tips to Help Support Sobriety at Social Gatherings
From making small suggestions, to focusing on your overall well-being, a psychiatrist explains how to navigate social gatherings when sober.
What You Need to Know about the Types of Breast Cancer
Understanding the different types of breast cancer can be confusing. Here are the most important things to know.
What’s the Best Way to Use Cannabis for Cancer Symptoms?
Expert advice on using cannabis products to alleviate the symptoms of cancer and cancer treatment.
What Sustainable Nutrition Habits Look Like after Bariatric Surgery
There is no one-size-fits-all diet after bariatric surgery. Lead dietitian Andrea Bookoff offers six habits to lead a healthy post-bariatric surgery lifestyle.
Bariatric Revision Surgery: What Are Your Options?
The decision to get bariatric revision surgery can be as complex as the procedure itself—here’s what you need to know.
Breathe Easier: The Ins and Outs of Lung Nodules
Are you at high risk of lung issues? Screenings and preventative care are easier than ever to help keep patients informed.
Here’s How to Protect Your Heart Health During the Holidays
An emergency medicine specialist and cardiologist explain how the holidays can pose health risks and how to make them more “heart-friendly.”
How to Prevent or Reverse Diabetes, Including after a COVID-19 Infection
An endocrinologist and family medicine specialist explain how diabetes can be triggered as an immune response to COVID-19 and what you can do to ward it off.
How to Make a Smooth Daylight Saving Transition
While for some "falling back" one hour means extra time in bed, others struggle to adjust their internal clock to the new daylight pattern. Read on for tips to ensure a satisfying snooze!