Hemorrhoids & Surgery

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By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  05/10/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes,...
By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  05/17/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes,...
By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  04/12/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes,...

MRA Roundup

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UPDATE: 4/10/09 at 11:30 pm. I got an email from a reader regarding Prostate Cancer and there's a website out there called fundresearchnow.org at which you might want to take a look. As you may know there are few "Y...
By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  03/22/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes,...
By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Last Updated:  03/1/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication...
By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Last Updated: 02/22/2009 The information in this column is intended forinformational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication...
VITAMIN E & VITAMIN C: NO IMPACT ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK Vitamin E and Vitamin C are essential vitamins with powerful antioxidant properties.These vitamins are able to neutralize toxic free radicals, which are normal byproducts of metabolism in our bodies.In...
The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes, or if you have...

FEMA Accused of Creating Health Hazard

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In spite of all the talk in both houses of congress about revamping or restructuring the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), there’s a new Hurricane Katrina scandal brewing in Washington. Several news organizations, including the Cable News Network (CNN),...
The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes, or if you have any other...
IS COFFEE SAFE AFTER A HEART ATTACK? Drinking coffee soon after a heart attack is often discouraged by cardiologists and internists, out of concern that caffeine, which is present in coffee in moderate levels, and which acts as a...
Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Treatment & Survival in Men A great deal of research has already been devoted to survival disparities among women with breast cancer, with multiple studies showing poorer survival rates among African-American women when compared...
Austin, TX – Dr. Randy Fagin, one of the nation’s leading daVinci robotic prostate cancer surgeons, announced today the formation of a new not-for-profit charitable organization called the Prostate Cancer: Save a Life Foundation. Unlike other foundations, the Prostate...

Strap-on Dildos Vs. Teenage Pregnancy

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Many Americans are rightfully concerned by the high rate of teenage pregnancy in this country. Few of these pregnancies are planned and most are conceived out of wedlock. Many end in abortion, others in the trauma associated with having...
Food nuttiness to be restrained by the Feds