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A patient coughed up this huge blood clot that perfectly replicates the airways of his lung

A man undergoing treatment for heart failure coughed up an enormous, intact blood clot that formed a perfect cast of the air passageways of his lung. The completeness of the clot, once unfolded onto blue medical cloth, astounded doctors; they could trace the three branches of the upper lobe of the lung, the two branches… Read More »

A Hidden Cancer Could Have Killed Me—If It Wasn’t for This Routine Test

Jen BabakhanDec 07 Jim O’Connell prides himself on being health conscious in every way, so when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis—and the news that it was aggressive—he was shocked Courtesy Jim O’ConnellWhen Jim O’Connell moved to New York City in 1997, he signed up with a new doctor who ordered a basic panel of… Read More »

Stomach bloating: Six alcoholic drinks to avoid this festive season to beat the bloat

Stomach bloating has a few causes, from constipation and swallowing air while talking and eating, to a food intolerance or health condition such as irritate bowel syndrome (IBS). Excess wind is one of the most common causes of bloating, which is usually the result of the digestive system finding it harder to break down certain… Read More »