Lung cancer is the better known of the killer conditions that can result from smoking, but it has an equally deadly running mate — COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
One of the more prolific and leading causes of cancer-related deaths among both men and women, lung cancer continues to affect the lives of millions of people each year.
It’s just about time for the annual zucchini inundationini. I’m girding my loins — only, male friends tell me I don’t have loins. Doesn’t matter to me. It still sounds good.
Asthma is one of three conditions that are considered a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The other two are emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
The Healthy Foodie
So, how about that the whole whey protein shake/bar thing? I see all of these buff, six-pack ab bodies floating on the labels of the whey protein supplement containers and I can’t help but think — I want that — in more ways than one.
UA Health Sciences immunologists find new infection-fighting T cells with research
Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that may hold a solution.
Lightning is said to strike when brilliant (or an even pretty good) idea occurs. This creates beneficial stress. Although it is short-lived, it improves performance and motivation while it boosts energy and excitement.
The Zika virus has arrived in a trendy area in North Miami, Fla. The numbers are so far few, but unlike the more than 1,600 other Zika-infected patients in the U.S., these patients had no history of travel to outbreak areas or known contact with people who had such a history.
Ever since Brazil’s Zika epidemic started making headlines last year, world leaders have been nervously awaiting its impact on the Olympics this summer.
In the midst of the flurry of activity that accompanies heading back to school, it’s worthwhile to take a few moments to review some basic safety tips for grown-ups and children. School bus safety
This time of year, people tend to think of immunizations when they think of Gila County’s Public Health Department. While the county’s immunization services are vital, Gila County Nursing Services also works closely with local schools to provide training and support that help ensure children have a healthy, successful school year.
Free online resources from the Gila County Library District can help ease the transition back into school this fall. The Gila County Library District provides access to targeted learning centers that give residents of all ages easy, one-stop access to relevant interactive tutorials, practice tests and e-books.
As students head back to school, the Gila County SNAP-Ed program is working to support community health in area schools and throughout Gila County.
Given the history of the humble tomato, it’s a wonder they’ll let them into a salad without a green card.
Hip replacement is an operation in which a damaged hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint. There are many medical conditions that can damage the hip joint.