Commercials and public service announcements often use fear to try to scare someone into healthier behavior. But is it a good idea to frighten people? And, is it effective?
A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.
A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.
The numbers are staggering: over 1.5 billion people belong to Facebook. But, can time on Facebook have an impact on your health? – and is that impact good or bad?
If you are on Medicare there are many health benefits you might not be aware of and they are designed to help keep you healthy.
It is estimated that 75% of women experience morning sickness at some time during their pregnancy. So, what are the best options for treatment?
The biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.
Golfer’s elbow is a problem that doesn’t get diagnosed as much as tennis elbow because not as many people know about it.
I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.
There is no doubt that a stroke can be devastating but what about small strokes? Can they have long term effects?
Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.
We have heard it many times before: vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis. But a new study suggests this might not be true.
Despite numerous studies stating the contrary, there are still many women who think it is next to impossible for them to suffer a heart attack.
In most cases, colds are caused by viruses. Remember, antibiotics are not necessary when there is a viral infection. In fact, they won’t work.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease of the skin and joints. Unfortunately, there is no cure. And, the cause of psoriasis is the subject of much debate.