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Lung Cancer: The Disease of Tomorrow

In the United States, there are approximately 40 million current smokers — that’s more than 13 percent of the total population. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death in the country, contributing to 220,000 lung cancer diagnoses and 150,000 lung cancer deaths

Healing Hearts has no boundaries

North Palm Beach resident Paul Reback knows the importance of staying active to maintain good health, and his children have followed in his footsteps. He and his children are all triathletes; his daughter has even competed in the Olympics twice. Every day, Paul, 74, rises before the sun to train,

Don’t test your luck – screen early and often

When it comes to our health, we typically only worry about obvious signs and symptoms that something’s not quite right. But many conditions don’t have telling symptoms until they are in a progressive stage. You could be at risk because of lifestyle choices, age or genetics. If you could find out if

Prevent heart disease with Mediterranean Diet

Prevent heart disease with Mediterranean Diet

  Is the secret to lowered cholesterol hidden in olive oil and red wine? Many doctors seem to think so and are advocating for the new popular diet: “The Mediterranean Diet.” The core idea of the food regimen is that it is not a quick fix to lose those last pesky five pounds but a lifestyle

CT lung screening could save your life

Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in America? More people die from lung cancer every year than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. Lung cancer was once mostly a male disease associated with smoking. But now lung cancer in women is close to the same

Jupiter Medical Center gets to the heart of the problem

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. At Jupiter Medical Center, having access to leading-edge cardiology services helps residents in our community to live long, healthy lives. Patients are offered a variety of cardiology services at Jupiter Medical Center, including