Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.

Looking Deeper into the Safety of Melatonin

Melatonin is commonly used as a sleep aid but its supplement status poses some safety issues. Here’s the low down on melatonin.

Untreated Childhood Sleep Apnea Harms Brain

Childhood sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed and can harm brain cells linked to cognition and mood.

What Happens After You Quit Smoking?

Quitting smoking can be hard, but you may recover faster than you expect. Here's what happens to your body days, months, and years after quitting smoking.

Dry Drowning: What to Know After You Leave the Water

Though rare, dry drowning can occur up to 24 hours after you leave the pool, ocean, or even the bathtub. Learn about its cause and prevention.

Insomnia Linked to Heart Events

Meta-analysis ties insomnia to dire health issues, including heart attack and stroke risk. Use the following tips to improve sleep quality and prevent insomnia.

What Are My Lung Cancer Treatment Options?

Learn about the latest treatments available for lung cancer, including cutting-edge surgical procedures, radiation, and chemotherapies.

Lung Cancer Treatment Options

Target-directed therapy can help ensure you get the best treatment for your condition after lung cancer has been diagnosed, typed and classified.

Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Classification

Learn more about the tests and procedures used to diagnose and classify lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Causes, Screening, Diagnostics

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Here's what you should know about the causes, screening options, and how lung cancer is diagnosed.

Can the Body Learn to Do With Less Sleep?

With the fast pace of life cutting into sleep time, can you train your body to need less sleep?