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William Dale, M.D., Ph.D.

William Dale, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine; chief, section of geriatrics and palliative medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago:

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Surprising Facts About Losing Your 5 Senses

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Anal Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Though anal cancer is still considered rare, disease rates have been spiking in recent years. Here’s what you need to know about this cancer.

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The Weight-Cancer Connection

Obesity could be responsible for 20 percent of all cancers. Learn how losing even a few pounds could lower your cancer risk.

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How to Cope When You Can't Hear

Plus strategies for dealing with declining vision and more.

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Avoiding Medical Errors in the Hospital

Medical errors would be the third leading cause of death if they were considered a disease listed in death certificates. Here’s what you can do to help prevent them.