Many Americans need medical help in managing chronic pain resulting from injuries, hereditary conditions, and aging. However, many therapies and procedures are difficult to understand for a layperson. READ MORE.
Have you read any blogs on how to prevent cancer lately? Did you get confused by all the advice you got, where one blog mentioned a certain thing to do to prevent cancer and another was against it? You see, the tips for preventing cancer are still evolving, which means that what you might have read a week ago doesn’t apply today. READ MORE.
The physician who chooses to practice obstetrics engages in a physiologic process that has occurred for thousands of years prior to the advent of modern medicine. For the Family Medicine Obstetrician, attending the deliveries of his or her patients further expands on the concept of comprehensive care. READ MORE.
Many people hear and talk about “Carpal tunnel syndrome” when their wrists hurt, but few understand how such condition is diagnosed and treated. READ MORE.
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death, globally. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, around 610,000 people die due to heart disease every year in the United States alone. This means that heart disease is the cause of 1 in every 4 deaths in the U.S. READ MORE.
A philosophy of life and personal hygiene that views health as not merely the absence of illness but the full realization of one's physical and mental potential, as achieved through positive attitudes, fitness training, a diet low in fat and high in fiber, and the avoidance of unhealthful practices (smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, overeating). READ MORE.
Small Steps to Better Health, a blog with health news for the entire family, written by a Family Practice Physician, Dr. Matthew Bogard, Iowa. READ MORE.
Information on endocrinology disorders, including diabetes, by Dr. Paul Norwood. READ MORE.
Blog about healthcare management, published by Dr. William Matzner. READ MORE.
Even if you feel there is nothing wrong with you, getting a check-up once a year can help both you and your doctor understand the true condition of your health. If, for instance, you have borderline high blood pressure or cholesterol levels with a family history of diabetes or heart disease, your doctor can keep an eye on it. READ THE ARTICLE.
For the most part, we underestimate the seriousness of the flu and place it next to the common cold. This is a common misconception. The Influenza virus is considerably more serious. As per CDC estimates, it has caused between 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations and as many as 12,000 and 56,000 deaths annually in the U.S. since 2010. READ THE ARTICLE.
The importance of colon health cannot be emphasized enough. A healthy colon and regular bowel movement is not only imperative for the elimination of waste from the body, but the health of the bowel and the digestive tract is a strong indicator of your overall health.
Despite all of this, however, it’s unfortunate that colon health is neither talked about in health news, nor given the amount of importance that it truly deserves. READ THE ARTICLE.
Problems occur when patients have procedures by personnel who are not qualified for such. Watch the interview with Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Tansar N. Mir. WATCH THE VIDEO.
If your child has been diagnosed with asthma, you want to know what you can do to help. Read the new article by pediatrician Kenneth Rebong, MD how to handle the condition effectively. READ THE ARTICLE.
Healthcare is not a hap-hazard undertaking by many different doctors and hospitals. There are actually underlying management and economic structures that are carefully planned. READ THE ARTICLE.