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Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.

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Medication

Why Do COPD Inhalers Cost So Much?

Inhaler costs are a particular challenge for patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Treatment

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.

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Risk Factors

Untreated Childhood Sleep Apnea Harms Brain

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

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Treatment

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.

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Symptoms

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.

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Risk Factors

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.

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Treatment

What Are My Lung Cancer Treatment Options?

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

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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.

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Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Classification

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