Should I Be Screened?

Should I or shouldn’t I? That’s the question that men face when it comes to being screened for prostate cancer. According to the National Health Institute statistics, 11.6 percent of men will have prostate cancer at some point in their lives. As with all cancers, prevention and early detection is key. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing […]

Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Nocturnal leg cramps affect up to 60 percent of adults and are more common among women and older adults. Sometimes referred to as muscle spasms or charley horses, they occur when one or more of the muscles in the leg tighten involuntarily.  Usually, the muscle relaxes in less than 10 minutes. The leg may feel […]

Walking to Relieve COPD

Walking is a safe and effective form of exercise for nearly everyone, including people living with COPD. The last thing someone with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may want to do is go for a walk. A study, published in Respirology, suggests people with COPD who walk at least two miles a day lowered their […]

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