Eats for beats: 5 foods to boost heart health
Oct 3, 2017
Many of us know eating more fruits and vege-tables may help ward off some types of cancers, that more fiber-rich foods help to keep us full and that protein is the foundation of strong muscles and bones. Food also plays a big role in healthy hearts. ...
Are Biosimilar Drugs the Future of Cancer Treatment?
Oct 2, 2017
The first biosimilar for cancer treatment has FDA approval and more are in the pipeline. Doctors say it’s too soon to say how it will affect cancer patients. Some of the most exciting advancements in cancer treatment involve biologic therapies. ...
Dr. Ray Explaining Kidney Transplants
Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Ray Casciari physician at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange stopped by the The Tim Conway, Jr. Show last night to talk about what's involved in a kidney transplant after news broke that Selena Gomez received one from her friend. Listen to the ...
Testament of True Love
Jul 20, 2017
Wife is a perfect match to donate kidney to husband with polycystic kidney disease.
51 hospitals with the lowest heart attack readmission rates
Mar 28, 2017
The following is a list of hospitals with the lowest 30-day readmission rates from heart attacks, according to data from CMS. The information was pulled from CMS' Hospital Compare and is from July 2012 through June 2015, the most recent data ...
Preventive care must remain a priority
Mar 11, 2017
The current administration’s proposed repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is on the minds of a lot of women in Orange County. Politics aside, every day in my office patients ask me questions about what the future holds for women ...
Cancer Vaccine Unlikely… But Do We Need One?
Mar 8, 2017
The genetic diversity between individual tumors makes it difficult to develop a universal cancer vaccine, but there are a lot of alternative treatments. There’s a simple reason a universal cancer vaccine will probably never be developed. There ...
Limiting Tumors and Infections Instead of Killing Them
Feb 9, 2017
Drug resistance is a problem when treating infections and cancer. Sometimes the solution is to contain instead of destroy infectious organisms and cancer cells. When you have a serious infection or cancer, it’s natural to want it destroyed as ...
The Clear Thing About China’s Smog
Jan 13, 2017
The air pollution that plagues Beijing and other cities worldwide can have short-term and long-term health consequences. Beijing's air pollution makes for a well-rounded sensory experience: There's the sight of the brown haze rolling into the ...
How To Avoid Loo Breaks During A Race
Jan 11, 2017
Ease stomach troubles and make that portable loo trip a thing of the past. Sometimes, the only thing standing between you and a new PB is that pesky mid-race toilet break. And even if it’s not a full-on sprint to the bathroom, maybe the ...