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Where You Live Could Impact Healthcare Costs

It is an issue that is becoming increasingly noticeable as studies are performed looking at ways to reduce hospital costs.

04/26/2017

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How A Marathon Can Impact Those Outside Of The Race

People are training for marathon season but, according to a new report from the New England Journal of Medicine, we often think of risks to runners but we often ignore those living close to the race.

04/25/2017

The Importance Of Nurses In Hospital Care

One of the most important parts of a patient’s care in the hospital is nursing.

04/24/2017

Report: College Students Overestimate How Much Peers Drink

Our perceptions of other people are often different than reality.

04/21/2017

Study: Overweight People May Have Lower Pain Tolerance

It’s a fascinating concept. Could our weight affect the way we perceive pain?

04/20/2017

A Look At Over The Counter Medications

It is part of the business of medicine.

04/19/2017

Our Cells Could Hold The Secret To Aging

The secret to aging and a potential fountain of youth may be a cellular structure we’ve all studied.

04/18/2017

New Report Looks At Rate Of ‘Dating Violence’

The American Public Health Association periodically looks at the issue of violence between men and women on dates.

04/17/2017

Vaccine Education More Important Than Ever

Few will argue an educated person is the best weapon against disease.

04/14/2017

How Younger Athletes Can Avoid Lasting Injuries

Women are exercising more than ever, and it starts at younger ages.

04/13/2017

Researchers Link Emotional Centers Of The Brain To Decision Making

Emotional decisions are very difficult to make, and they often take a great deal of energy.

04/11/2017

Could Your Abdominal Pain Actually Be From Allergies?

It is a terrible feeling, and we have all felt it: the combination of abdominal pain and diarrhea.

04/10/2017

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Physicians Try New Techniques To Test For Allergies

We have excellent techniques for allergy testing.

04/07/2017

CDC Weighs In On Tuberculosis In The United States

There was a time when tuberculosis was a major killer in this country.

04/06/2017

Fitness Trackers, Helping Or Hampering Your Health?

I am a big fan of all of those fitness tracking devices that are on the market.

04/05/2017

Arthritis Could Be Linked To Obesity, Study Finds

There is new research in the journal Arthritis Care that obesity could be linked to arthritis.

04/04/2017

Telemedicine Could Be The Answer To Proper Care For Diabetes

As a family physician, one of the most common issues I deal with is my patients’ struggles with diabetes.

04/03/2017

Rise In Diabetes Could Be Linked To Global Warming

Global warming is a very hot topic.

03/31/2017

Report: Some Supplements Not As Helpful As Advertised

Selenium and Vitamin E have been highly touted as supplements that help prevent prostate cancer and dementia.

03/30/2017

Music Helps With CPR Training, Study Shows

Music plays a very important role in our lives and a growing role in medical studies.

03/29/2017

Observation: Blood Thinner Could Increase Risk For Hip Fractures

People with atrial fibrillation placed on Coumadin may be more prone to fractures of the hip.

03/28/2017

Overweight Men At Higher Risk For Liver Disease, Study Finds

According to a Swedish study, young men who were overweight or obese had a higher risk of developing severe liver disease or liver cancer later in life.

03/27/2017

The Importance Of A Healthy Breakfast

According to just about every major study, breakfast is the most important meal the day.

03/24/2017

Many Heart Attacks Involve Symptoms Not Easy To Detect, Researchers Find

According to the North Carolina researchers, up to 40% of heart attacks involve symptoms that are not so simple to detect.

03/23/2017

How To Slow Loss Of Muscle Mass As We Age

Over time, we can lose muscle mass in places like our arms, shoulders, and legs. It’s a natural part of the aging process. So how do you prevent it—or at least slow it down?

03/22/2017

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It’s Okay To Enjoy A Short-Term Splurge

There are dozens of studies which support the fact that short-term splurges are not the things that lead to weight problems and chronic elevations in cholesterol and triglyceride.

03/21/2017

Treating Somatoform Disorder

It is a problem where people have excessive health anxiety. They’re preoccupied with their health and potential problems. The condition is called somatoform disorder.

03/20/2017

Decreasing Alcohol-Related Highway Fatalities

If you want to decrease the number of highway deaths for teens and young adults there needs to be stricter control of alcohol use and abuse.

02/21/2017

The Health Benefits Of Mediterranean Diet

According to a major study conducted in Spain, a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil improved high-density lipoprotein or good cholesterol function in all people — especially those with high-cardiovascular risk.

02/20/2017

How To Keep A Healthy Heart

When most people think about Valentine’s Day, they think about hearts.

02/14/2017

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