Genetic vs. Genomic Testing

Gone are the days of waiting to develop a disease.  Genomics (the study of DNA sequencing) is offering new possibilities for diagnosing, treating and even preventing diseases.  With currently available genomic testing, it is possible to know what diseases you are at risk for.  With this knowledge, lifestyle changes and even early treatment can...

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Hot Flashes Can Persist For Years

Science now has an answer for midlife women wondering how long their menopausal heat waves can persist. The answer: a long time. The typical duration of frequent hot flashes and night sweats is seven years, and for some women, symptoms persist for a dozen years or more, says a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. That's much...

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Is Coffee Good For Your Heart?

Now you can have your third daily cup of coffee and not feel unhealthy while you do it!  According to a recent study, a third cup of coffee per day may be good for your heart. Researchers found that people who drink between 3 to 5 cups of coffee per day are more likely to have less coronary artery...

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