Saturday, March 31, 2012

How much do you know about cancer of the appendix?

Fortunately, it's rare in the U.S.  However, many patients experience no signs or symptoms.  Their cancer is discovered by accident:

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Have you ever heard of cat eye syndrome?

This disorder takes its name from the most common characteristics of patients' eyes:

What on earth is new persistent daily headache?

Sufferers are often misdiagnosed with a host of other maladies, among them migraines.  Here's the low-down on this odd type of chronic headache:

Monday, March 19, 2012

Tips for enjoying the National Cherry Blossom Festival

2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first cherry trees from Japan to the nation's capital.  Here are some tips to help you navigate DC and get the most out of your visit to view the blossoms:

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Do you what babesiosis is?

Patients who suffer from babesiosis are sometimes misdiagnosed with Lyme disease:

Devastating effects of emotional incontinence

Emotional incontinence affects not only the patients affected by it, but their families and caregivers as well:

Does your dog suffer from bilious vomiting?

Bilious vomiting can come on so suddently that a pet owner has no clue as to what's wrong with his or her dog: