genetics

Alcohol has been shown to increase other types of cancer as well. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer & Alcohol

Alcohol and Breast Cancer: What to Know Can as little as one alcoholic drink a day raise your breast cancer risk? Studies say yes. But does that mean you should steer clear of alcohol completely? And what about that glass of wine that is supposed to be good for you? Alcoholic
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Blood clots block veins and cause swelling and pain. Sometimes they travel to the lungs and can cause death. (Photo: Shutterstock)

DVT

Many Treatments Can Mitigate Blood Clots When people talk about blood clots, they usually aren’t referring to whether their skinned knee will clot before the blood soaks through their Band Aid. That is the good side of clotting. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, however, is the bad
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Chronic sleep deprivation can cause weight gain or depression. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bed Time

Why Some Adapt to Time Changes Easier Whether you barely noticed the time change or are still feeling the effects of the end of Daylight Saving Time, you probably have your genes to blame. Dr. Sheila Asghar, a pediatric neurologist at Penn State Children’s Hospital who is trained
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