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Just below your navel is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress.
Taking up most of the space in our chests are two beautiful organs called the lungs. Yes, they breathe, providing our bodies with the needed oxygen to keep the other organs, such as the heart, kidneys and brain, alive.
I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance where a high calorie meal isn’t followed by a higher calorie, sweeter than sweet dessert.
The processes through which past societies have undermined themselves by damaging their environments fall into eight categories, whose relative importance differs from case to case.
When I was a little boy, many, many years ago, at the end of the summer, when fruits and vegetables were at their peak deliciousness, my mom would get out the well-used utensils for preserving the sun-filled morsels of nature's bounty.
While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia.
Dr. Deas discusses the dangers of asthma.
If the great baseball player Darryl Strawberry would have eaten more strawberries, he may have prevented the development of colon cancer.
When I was a youngster growing up in Brooklyn, I actually prayed for snow to come.
Going back to my roots in Africa, I relate that the witch doctor not only used herbs and other medicines, but also used the power of his spirit to heal.