Archives for: November 2020

A Good Night’s Sleep may Help Your Heart

November 25th, 2020
  People who regularly get a good night’s sleep may help protect themselves from heart failure, a large new study suggests.   Sleep Habits and Your Heart   The study’s research team used data on over 400,000 UK adults who took part in a long-term… more »

Alex Trebek Passes Away From Pancreatic Cancer

November 18th, 2020
  Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek passed away due to pancreatic cancer at the age of 80. Trebek had announced his diagnosis on March 6, 2019. He was the host of Jeopardy! since 1984 and appeared in more than 8,000 episodes.    What is Pancreatic Cancer?… more »

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

November 11th, 2020
  There are 3.4 million people in the United States living with epilepsy. As November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, now is a good time to learn more about this condition.   Signs and Symptoms   Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) dis… more »

New Guidelines for Colon Cancer Screening

November 4th, 2020
  Screening for colon cancer should begin at age 45, five years earlier than is currently recommended, according to draft guidelines from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force.   Updated Guidelines   The update was prompted by recent studies sh… more »