Population-based studies provide a unique opportunity for scientists to follow a large group of people over an extended period of time to see how exposure—environment, occupation, city of residence, for example—may relate to incidence of chronic diseases such as cancer.
In celebration of Heart Month, we will be featuring regular insights from UChicago Medicine’s heart and vascular experts on how to be better caretakers of our hearts. And with good reason – heart disease is the number one killer of men and women, surpassing both cancer and stroke. Here are three steps you can take to be more mindful of your heart health.
After undergoing surgery for endometrial cancer, Mary Zirino's gynecologic oncologist cautioned her to lose weight. Following a second scare, Zirino fully committed herself to a healthier path.