Cynthia Abachnou, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC | 04/20/2015
It’s that time of year again. With the April showers and May flowers come spring allergies, commonly called hay fever. An estimated 20 percent of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. The good news is there are ways you can stay comfortable amidst the pollen.
R. Scott DeLong, MD | 04/17/2015
New research is backing up what you likely already feel: 60 is the new 40. Scientists attribute this shift to healthier living which means people hit "middle-age" later.
Jacqui Zimmerman, RD | 04/08/2015
As the weather gets warmer and the days longer, it’s the perfect time to ramp up your exercise routine and healthy eating habits. If you’ve been in a winter rut, try these spring cleaning tips for body and mind.
Dr. Heather Harle | 04/07/2015
Time can mean the difference between speaking or not. Time can mean the difference between walking or not. When you have a stroke, every minute counts because time is brain.
Anurag Walia, MD | 04/03/2015
Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death worldwide, killing nearly six million people a year, and leaving another 5 million permanently disabled. New research shows that most strokes can be traced to 10 risk factors. The good news is you can control many of these risk factors with lifestyle changes.
Randall Oyer, MD | 03/25/2015
Two years ago, Angelina Jolie's decision to have both breasts removed to prevent cancer focused attention on genetic testing and the choices patients face when they get the results. This week Jolie revealed in an op-ed in the New York Times that she had another preventive surgery: removal of her ovaries and fallopian tubes. What does this news mean for you?
Stephanie Prestileo, RD, LDN | 03/24/2015
Do you or a loved one with diabetes struggle with depression or anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. Nearly one in five people with diabetes suffers from depression, and often it is undiagnosed. Depression can make diabetes self-care seem very overwhelming. Learn the signs to look for and steps you can take -- or share with others -- to keep depression at bay.
Ronald T. Grenko, MD | 03/20/2015
A new study just reported in JAMA is raising questions about the accuracy of breast biopsy results – particularly those results that fall somewhere between normal and a breast cancer diagnosis. Here’s what women need to know.
Charlene Wolford, BSN, RN, IBCLC | 03/11/2015
A just-released study, adds one more item to the already-long list of benefits of breastfeeding. We’ll review the list and offer 5 tips on successful breastfeeding.
Ketan Kulkarni, MD | 03/11/2015
A new noninvasive test to detect colon and rectal cancer is offering hope that more people will be willing to be screened, driving down the rates of these cancers. Cologuard is the first stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.