Physicians have long recognized a “holiday bump” in the number of heart attacks at this time of year.
12/11/2013 11:30 AM EST
Ask Patricia Gibson and she can tell you numerous stories that convey the misconceptions associated with epilepsy.
11/15/2013 3:00 PM EST
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced that it has entered into a first-of-its-kind strategic affiliation agreement in the Triad with Cornerstone Health Care, P.A. through its wholly-owned management services organization Cornerstone...
11/14/2013 3:40 PM EST
Women and African-Americans at Higher Risk of Heart Attack from Atrial Fibrillation than Men and Whites
Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF), or irregular heartbeat, increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have shown that it also increases the risk for heart attack. In fact, for...
10/31/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Doctors commonly tell patients that stress can be harmful to their health. Yet when it comes to reducing their own stress levels, physicians don’t always heed their own advice.
10/30/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Although being diagnosed with breast cancer is usually an extremely stressful experience for most women, a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has found that there also can be unexpected benefits.
10/25/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Flushed face, sweating, a sudden rush of heat. The hot flash, the bane of menopausal women, also can affect men who are undergoing hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
9/30/2013 4:00 PM EDT
A $75 million government-funded project focuses on applying regenerative medicine to battlefield injuries.
9/27/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Cavities and other dental problems develop over time; Halloween candy is not to blame.
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Numerous studies indicate that approximately half of the sports-related injuries among children and adolescents in this country are caused by overuse. And overuse injuries are preventable.
9/24/2013 8:00 AM EDT
A trip abroad can pose various health hazards, depending on the individual traveler’s health, type of travel, length of stay and destination. Visiting a travel clinic before heading overseas can reduce those risks and improve the chances of having...
7/30/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Face Painted. Shirtless. Screaming. They Are Sports Fan-Antics. So What’s the Difference Between Them and Being Sports Obsessed?
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