Most women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have small cysts that grow on their ovaries, which is where the name of the condition stemmed from. Although these cysts aren’t harmful, they lead to hormone imbalances.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) is a syndrome that produces higher than normal rates of breast and ovarian cancer in family members who are genetically related.
When you apply sunscreen you have a lot of area to cover. It can be easy to underestimate just how much sunscreen you need to cover your whole body – not to mention that there are some spots you may simply miss.
There’s no sure way to prevent prostate cancer. However, if you are concerned about your risk, there are some things you can do that not only lower your risk of developing prostate cancer, but also benefit your overall health.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be scary. But if your doctor catches it early before it has the chance to grow and spread, it is much easier to treat and cure.
When some substances in urine, like calcium, become highly concentrated, they can bond together and form kidney stones, which can be painful to pass or even require surgery. Here’s what you can do to prevent kidney stones and the discomfort they cause.
Some people would rather skip a colonoscopy due to the fear that it may be painful or embarrassing. If you find yourself avoiding this life-saving procedure, here’s why you shouldn’t fear a colonoscopy.
As a widow of colorectal cancer (CRC), Crozer-Keystone nurse navigator Patricia Hollenback, R.N. uses advocacy to honor her husband’s memory and fight this too-common cancer.
Making time for your routine checkup is extremely important for your overall health. The regular health exams and tests performed during routine checkups can help identify risk factors and problems before they start.
Sun exposure adds up over time, so what you do to your skin while you are young affects you when you are older. Diedra McCafferty, D.O. visited CBS3’s Talk Philly to discuss skin health and protection with Pat Ciarrocchi.