The full effects of having grown up in the virtual world of video games are still being determined by the medical and psychological communities. Some players do, however, display behaviors that resemble an addiction.
Getting a prostate exam can cause men quite a bit of anxiety, sometimes causing them to avoid this potentially life-saving procedure. There are three cancer-related issues that are much worse than exam discomfort.
Laser hair removal has become a hugely popular nonsurgical procedure in the United States. Thousands of patients have been pleased with their results and haven’t experienced side effects, but there are still risks.
Sending a teen to drug rehab is disruptive and traumatic for any family, and this is the reason many parents do not seek treatment for their children. However, this decision is harmful for the teen facing addiction.
As with most medical procedures, bariatric surgeons often use highly technical terminology to describe the procedures. Here's a look at five terms commonly associated with bariatric surgery you should be aware of.
Bariatric surgery is a life-changing procedure—for patients and their loved ones. If you’ll be undergoing surgery soon, it’s important to sit down with your family and discuss how it will potentially affect them.
Permanent dentures are commonly referred to as dental implants, which are replacement tooth roots that provide a solid foundation for permanent or removable replacement teeth. These dentures resemble natural teeth.