Chris Regal, Editor

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.

Do Airport X-Ray Scanners Cause Cancer? A HealthCentral Explainer

The other day, I was discussing a recent vacation to San Diego with a friend. This guy – let’s call him Don – is afraid that everything is going to give him cancer – he uses the lowest radiation cell phone on the market, for example, even though it i...
Chris Regal

Cell Phones and Erectile Dysfunction: A HealthCentral Explainer

People are addicted to their cell phones, plain and simple. Smart phones these days are powerful technology, capable of computing at speeds similar to most home computers, utilizing both wifi internet services and cell-phone radio waves to spur user ...
Chris Regal

Hiccups: Causes, Treatment and Old Wives' Tales

We’ve all had them. We’ve all heard 1,000 different ways to get rid of them; some remedies work, some don’t. More often than not, they go away on their own. Rather than waste time (and energy) hic-ing throughout a day, find out what really works to t...
Chris Regal