How Certain Gut Bacteria May Increase Your Bowel Cancer Risk

  • November 13, 2019

Can certain gut bacteria Increase your risk of bowel cancer? Learn more from Anton Bilchik, MD, professor of surgical oncology and director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program at JWCI by reading the new article by Healthline.

How to Know if Your Teen’s Headache is Something More Serious

  • November 12, 2019

Headaches are a normal part of life, so it’s hardly shocking when a teenager has one. Still, it can raise some internal alarms, especially if your teen’s headache seems worse than usual. Learn what usually causes headaches in teenagers from Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics at JWCI, in an article by Yahoo.

What “Social Smoking” Does To Your Body, According To Doctors

  • November 4, 2019

Do you know what social smoking can do to your body? Osita Onugha, M.D., thoracic surgeon and assistant professor of minimally invasive chest surgery and thoracic surgical oncology at JWCI explains the dangers in an article by Bustle.

What Your Fatigue Could Mean

  • November 1, 2019

Are you tired? Or maybe the better question is: when aren’t you tired? Melanie Goldfarb, M.D., endocrine surgeon and director for endocrine tumors and disorders center at JWCI, explains how a thyroid imbalance can be the cause of fatigue. Read the full article by “Eat This, Not That”, to learn the top 20 causes of chronic fatigue.

Sweet Flavored E-Cigarettes Hook Teens More Quickly

  • October 29, 2019

Robert McKenna, MD, professor of surgery and director of Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology, explains how a third of all cancer deaths are related to smoking. Smoking is also related to heart attack, stroke, and other health problems. Learn about the dangers of vaping and how vaping companies are trying to target younger audiences by reading the article by Healthline.

Surgical Virtual-Reality Startups Set Out to Prove Their Worth

  • October 28, 2019

Jennifer Linehan, MD, associate professor of urologic oncology at JWCI, uses Ceevra’s software to convert medical images into three-dimensional models that she can view on her phone or by inserting the phone into a virtual-reality headset. Learn how three-dimensional models help her better visualize the anatomy beforehand, and led to reduced blood loss and other benefits during surgery.

9 Types of Breast Cancer Everyone Should Know About

  • October 24, 2019

There are 9 types of #breastcancer everyone should know about. Learn what they are from Janie Grumley, M.D., breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, in an article by SHAPE.

40 Tiny Health Adjustments That Can Change Your Life After 40

  • October 23, 2019

Anton Bilchik, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Tumors at JWCI, and other health experts share 40 health adjustments that can change your life after 40. Read the article by Best Life to discover what they are.

What to Expect in Clinical Trials for Metastatic Breast Cancer

  • October 22, 2019

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? Janie Grumley, MD, breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, discusses what to expect in clinical trials for metastatic breast cancer in an article by Health Central.

Getting 9 Hours of Sleep Per Night May Indicate Risk of Dementia

  • October 17, 2019

Researchers say getting more than 9 hours of sleep a night could indicate a higher risk of dementia. Dr. Verna Porter, a neurologist and director of programs for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and neurocognitive disorders at Providence Saint John’s Health Center comments on the article in Healthline News.