According to a new report in the Journal of Pediatrics, vaccines have played a very important role in the decline in the incidence of ear infections in children over the past 30 years.
Your body is continually breaking down old bone and reabsorbing it, while new bone is growing.
The study involved nearly 64,000 older adults.
C Diff, as it is called, kills more than 29,000 Americans each year.
The studies are ongoing but there is no doubt there continues to be excitement.
Do you have interrupted sleep from sweating too much?
A diet that includes a lot of produce can help you lower your risk of developing heart disease, some types of cancer, diabetes, and obesity.
Eye floaters are a natural part of the aging process.
As time goes on we are learning that there are many other things that can impact the spread of bacteria.
A new report out of Duke University finds that exposure to ozone pollution was found to affect the blood.
This is not the first time we’ve seen the impact of menopause because studies in the past have shown there has been a relationship.
We are also beginning to learn that many other health conditions could be made worse by obesity.
For instance we know that alcohol use, especially heavy use, can increase the risk of colorectal and oral cancers, ulcers, osteoporosis and high blood pressure.
We gravitate to the ocean, lakes, and swimming pools whenever we can—especially in the middle of the hot summer.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
CAT scans have revolutionized medical care.
You may not know what rosacea is, but you will recognize the symptoms.
There are many causes for headaches, but there is no doubt that sinus headaches are one of the most common causes.
Could your diet have an impact on rheumatoid arthritis?
Most of us, as physicians, try to be superhuman.
We can learn about health by watching populations around the world.
Just about all of us love the Fourth of July picnic.
Over the years, warnings about fireworks and firework injuries have been the subject of Independence Day reports, and for good reason.
That mid-afternoon nap could be good for your health.
A patient can call the navigator and ask for help, guidance about leading medical centers, new treatments, even insurance and social issues.
We know that the impact of physical spousal abuse or physical bullying in children can be great.
When you visit the doctor, the time you spend is probably focused on ways to lose weight, quit smoking, or adjust medications.
We think of obesity as a problem isolated to our affluent culture here in the United States.
One of the biggest advances in health care over the past 15 years is the realization that obstructive sleep apnea can increase the risk of hypertension.
Degenerative Joint Disease, or DJD, is a major source of knee pain and it comes from years of wear and tear.