Dr. Maria Simbra
Strokes are becoming more common among those you wouldn’t expect: young people.
New research suggests sugar is bad for your brain, specifically your memory.
Sixteen states passed legislation this year making epinephrine available in school in case a child has a severe allergic reaction. This now brings the total to 27 states.
A different way to lower bad cholesterol may be just around the corner. It’s an injection, every other week, and it has been doing well in clinical trials.
If you regularly worked night shift, even if you’re retired now and keep a normal daytime schedule, you’re at higher risk of a common disease: diabetes.
A strain of super lice is going around local schools this year. They’re not your average lice because these are resistant to the usual treatments.
Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”
Autumn can be a rough time for allergy sufferers. If you’re one of them, there are some simple steps that you can take to keep your allergies under control and those steps start right in your own home.
Foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed to have many health benefits, especially for your heart and brain. But a new study suggests the benefits for your memory might be a bit overrated.
After a concussion, how do you get the information from the field to the doctor’s office? An app is taking information right from the field, court or rink and putting it directly in doctors’ hands.
Can breast cancer recurrence be predicted? Typically doctors use tumor size, spread, and what it looks like under the microscope.
A new blood test may one day be able to tell whether an infection is bacterial or viral.
Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.
Imagine being told your loved one has suddenly died. You want to donate his or her organs, but because organ harvesting is not an emergency, you might have to wait, and wait for an open operating suite.
Liver disease that can be seen in alcoholics is now being seen in children, but it’s not from alcohol.