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Some people believe low testosterone (or low T) is just a natural part of aging for men and, therefore, does not require medical treatment. Others tout testosterone replacement therapy as a proverbial fountain of youth for men hoping to recapture the strength and stamina of their younger selves. As Rush urologist Laurence Levine, MD, explains, the truth about low T lies somewhere in the middle. 

With obesity at epidemic levels, many people consider bariatric surgery. Yet, misconceptions about sleeve gastrectomy, Lap-Band and gastric bypass surgeries keep many people from pursuing these procedures — all of which are effective ways to treat this disease. We asked a bariatric surgeon at Rush to weigh in and separate fact from fiction.

Medications can help ease pains and cure diseases. But sometimes, mixing medications with other drugs, foods or supplements can result in unwanted side effects. Knowing about potential interactions — and how to prevent them — can keep you and your family safe.

A number of body-wide health issues can disguise themselves as foot problems. So we checked in with two experts from Rush — Joel Augustin, MD, a family medicine specialist, and Simon Lee, MD, a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon — about what your feet might be trying to tell you.