As a doctor who specializes in smoking cessation and pulmonary medicine, whenever I hear of a patient trying to quit smoking using a method that is dangerous or ineffective, I’m going to speak up. People need the right information, tools and all the help they can get to kick the habit.
That’s exactly why, when I heard about the growing popularity of the e-cigarette – the electronic cigarette – sweeping North America, I …Read more
Smoking does a number on your taste buds, particularly when it comes to bitter flavors.
So your coffee’s hardly good to the last drop! Reason enough to butt out?
Bitterness normally can be tasted at low concentrations, and a bitter element is …Read more
According to the University of Oxford’s Comparative Proverb Assessment Modelling Study – published in the British Medical Journal – an apple per day could keep the doctor away after all.
In fact, it could prevent 8,500 deaths from cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes. This assumes that there is no change in a person’s calorie consumption …Read more
Tired, so tired, of waking up and moving to the couch to get a decent night’s rest? Your partner’s snoring may not just be disturbing your sleep – it may be a sign of an underlying sleep condition known as sleep apnea.
People who suffer from the disorder may be at an increased risk of developing pneumonia, according to a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder that affects approximately 18 …Read more