Breast Cancer Breakthrough

It's been 20 years since the Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat the most common form of early-stage breast cancer. Now, women (and men) with HER2 can take Verzenio, which works by stopping cancer cells from … Read More

Alzheimer's Alert: Unproven Treatments

The recent, but controversial success of a new drug to treat early onset Alzheimer’s has also triggered a flood of bogus treatments that could be downright dangerous. Ads for herbs, supplements and natural “medical foods” are all over the internet, … Read More

Zapping Depression

Depression is a serious, complicated condition affecting 264 million people worldwide. It’s the leading cause of disability, and women are twice as likely as men to suffer the chronic feelings of sadness that put people at a very real risk … Read More

Latinos & Alzheimer's

It’s October – National Hispanic Heritage Month. By the numbers, Latinos are more at risk for Alzheimer’s than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States. Surprised? Experts at the National Institutes of Health estimate there will be 3.5 million … Read More