Edward E. Wallach, M.D.Health Professional
Edward E. Wallach, M.D., is the university distinguished service professor emeritus of gynecology and obstetrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is the medical editor of the HealthAfter50 newsletter.
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Do you use antacids such as Alka-Seltzer or Bromo Seltzer to relieve heartburn or a sour stomach? If so, you could be setting yourself up for gastric bleeding.
Which technique is best to remove a tick completely and reduce the risk of contracting a tick-transmitted illness like Lyme disease?
If you experience a disabling injury or illness and are a regular exerciser, you’re likely to recover faster than someone who is inactive, according to one study.
Just to be sure you’re not picking up any germs, you might want to wash your hands after withdrawing money from an ATM.
If you’ve just been prescribed opiods to relieve pain, it’s best to stay off the road for a while.
People with type 2 diabetes who received a yearly influenza vaccination were less likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or heart failure than patients who didn’t get the shot.
If you’ve ever undergone a total-body skin exam for skin cancer, you might have felt uncomfortable during the process. Here’s what can help.
A noninvasive therapy called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could help bring relief to those who suffer from chronic ringing in the ears.
Whole-body cryotherapy, which involves exposing your body to vapors that range from –200° F to –300° F, is making the rounds as an alternative treatment for pain. Here’s what to know.