Lung cancer screening in women

Women are at greater risk of developing lung cancer than men, even if they have never smoked. Screening via a spiral CT scan can detect tumors while they are still treatable. (Locked) More »

What to do about cataract

For people with cataracts, surgery is common and safe, and is typically covered by insurance. Depending on need and other eye issues, various types of lenses are available. (Locked) More »

The benefits of balance training

Balance training helps the body recover after an injury by relearning proprioception, its sense of itself in space. It can also help older people maintain mobility and prevent falls. (Locked) More »

By the way, doctor: Does lysine prevent cold sores?

For years, I was plagued by cold sores and took antiviral drugs to treat the outbreaks. But at a friend's suggestion, I started taking lysine every day, and it seems to prevent them altogether. What do you know about this supplement? (Locked) More »