Answers to common questions and ways to help you manage stress during the COVID-19 pandemic
16-Mar-2020 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A colonoscopy is the best way to screen for and prevent colorectal cancer (CRC) because it allows your doctor to find and remove precancerous growths called polyps before they have a chance to turn into cancer.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task...
5-Mar-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Palforzia, a peanut powder product designed to help reduce peanut-induced allergic reactions.
Although Palforzia just received FDA approval, Nuvance Health allergists/immunologists have been...
4-Feb-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
New study results confirm that guideline-directed medical therapy is as effective as more invasive procedures at preventing death, stroke, and heart attack in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD).
The study results suggest that...
3-Feb-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Research shows that as many as 50 percent of adults in the United States make New Year’s resolutions, but fewer than 10 percent keep them for more than a few months.
Giving up on New Year’s resolutions is often related to three issues:...
16-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A vaccine is available to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and can cause diseases such as genital warts and cancer.
The HPV vaccine now protects against nine strains of HPV....
15-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A strong family history of various cancers and her own breast cancer diagnosis led Wendy Richardson to pursue genetic testing at Danbury Hospital.
Genetic testing results showed that Wendy was at high risk for breast and stomach cancer. Wendy and...
3-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
At-home genetic tests are popular holiday gifts that can be fun and interesting, but they also have limitations and risks — such as providing unexpected or upsetting results.
26-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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Vaping-associated lung injury is a condition characterized by lung inflammation and damage that can lead to respiratory failure and death. Symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and chest pain, as well as fatigue, fever, and weight loss. Many...
10-Oct-2019 8:15 AM EDT