(CNN) – A condition called anisakiasis is on the rise – an illness caused by eating fish or seafood contaminated by parasites. That increase is notable in western countries where eating sushi and other raw or uncooked fish is now more popular. The report from BMJ case reports highlights a case study: a previously healthy man in his 30’s who developed severe…
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – One recent study suggests that exercising on an empty stomach may actually do you some good if you’re trying to lose weight. Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed weighs in on the matter.
The limited edition Unicorn Frappuccino had its run, as the color-changing concoction made waves across social media, but if you tried one before last call, you might want to listen up. Not everyone is in love with the magical treat – plenty of people took to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to point out that the drink isn’t so great in…
Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed visits the studio to talk about brain mapping.
You thought you’d be free of it by adulthood — but if you still suffer from acne, you’re not alone. As it turns out, adult acne is far more common than you think. Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed talks about the causes of developing acne as an adult and how to deal with the symptoms.
Summertime is right around the corner and it’s important to keep your skin healthy and safe from harmful UV rays. Health experts say that sunscreen often contains dangerous chemicals, so Dr. Akoury from AWAREmed gives tips on how to create natural alternatives to sunscreen.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men in the US. Some health experts say that there is one indicator that heart disease may be on the horizon if you are under 50-years-old: erectile dysfunction. Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed talks about the importance of heart health.
Twenty-nine million people in the U.S. suffer from diabetes, but not many people know what to look for. Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed explains what you need to know about diabetes.
Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed talks about the importance of brain health and what we can do to boost brain well-being.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – Talking about sexually-transmitted diseases can be a difficult topic to have with anyone no matter their age, but a doctor in North Carolina is taking a much different approach. Dr. Shannon Dowler takes on the persona of ‘RapDktaD’ in a hip-hop approach to sex education for kids, but now, it is a decidedly different generation she’s…