Managing Stress
How Doctors Manage Stress

Stress Relief: 5 Doctors Share How They Relax

Everyone experiences stress – whether on the job, at home or in family and personal life. No matter how you handle tense or frustrating situations, it is important to determine what you can do to manage your stress. Studies link higher levels of stress with heart disease, high blood pressure …

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Cancer Prevention

HPV Vaccine: Now Approved For People Ages 27 to 45

Despite being the most commonly sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., human papillomavirus (HPV) doesn’t always get a lot of attention outside your doctor’s office. Recently, however, HPV-related cancers, which typically occur as a result of intimate, skin-to-skin contact (not necessarily through sex), have become more common, prompting health care …

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Cancer Awareness

Did You Know? A Few Facts About Head and Neck Cancer

Cancer of the head and neck is a little known type of cancer but it affects more than 55,000 people in the U.S. each year and accounts for approximately 3 percent of all cancer cases in the country. This type of cancer can occur in the mouth, throat, larynx (voice …

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Understanding Health Risks

The Link Between HPV and Throat Cancer

You are probably more familiar with human papilloma virus (HPV) in relation to the vaccination and the risk of women developing cervical cancer. And while this is all still very prevalent, HPV is a growing culprit for another type of cancer: throat cancer. Tamer Ghanem, M.D., Ph.D, an otolaryngologist (ear, …

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