Aspirin and your heart: Many questions, some answers

The benefit of taking a daily aspirin to protect against a heart attack is well established, but this protection comes with some increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Here are some questions and answers to help you decide if taking a daily aspirin is right for you. More »

Treating hypertension: Are two meds better than one?

There are many ways to treat hypertension. Doctors can choose between traditional stepped-care monotherapy and low-dose combination treatment. Research supports the theory that a combination of two drugs, given at lower doses, is more effective than giving just one drug at double the dose. (Locked) More »

On call: Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

I've had three prostate biopsies over the past four years because my PSA has gone from 3.2 to 4.8. The first two biopsies were normal, but the new one found "PIN" but no cancer. Please explain "PIN" and tell me what it means for me. (Locked) More »