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The Power of CBD, a Marijuana Derivative, in Chronic Pain Management

Connecticut might not yet be a state where you can legally buy marijuana, but a derivative known as a good way to relieve chronic pain is readily available. Dr. Jonathan Kost, medical director of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center and the Spine and Pain Institute at MidState Medical Center,...

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New ‘Sling’ Targets Stress Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

There’s advanced and there’s beyond advanced, and Dr. Richard Kershen entered the latter realm when he became one of the first urologists in the United States to implant a newly available urethral sling system in men struggling with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) as a result of previous prostatectomy. In light...

Prostate Cancer Relationships

ED, Incontinence After Prostate Surgery: What Can a Partner Do?

This is the first of a two-part series on the effects of prostate cancer on relationships. Ask any prostate cancer survivor and he’ll tell you there’s no price he wouldn’t pay to be cancer-free. Let’s start with the surest way to cure prostate cancer when the disease hasn’t spread: Removal...

Prostate Cancer and Relationships

How to Handle the Emotions of a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

This is the second installment of a two-part series on the effects of prostate cancer on relationships. Now that you’ve just been told you have prostate cancer, your urologist can explain every possible way the disease affects the body and what you can do about it. But psychologically, you’re on...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Lung Cancer Surgery: A Closer Look

Surgery to remove a lobe of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lung just before Christmas brought worldwide attention to a disease that is on the rise in the United States. While it’s not known if the 85-year-old justice, who does not have a history of smoking, had lung cancer...