December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Is Increasing Mental Health Disorders and Addiction – Here’s What You Need to Know

The direct physical illness caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is, of course, an extreme threat to public health. But the impact on everyday life that the pandemic is having is also causing a secondary crisis – a significant increase in me... continue »
October 23, 2020

Lung Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life: What You Need to Know

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the U.S. It is also the leading cause of cancer deaths, even among non-smokers. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.... continue »
August 20, 2020

Flu VS. COVID-19: What You Need to Know

With the current coronavirus pandemic and the annual flu season approaching, it’s important to be aware of what symptoms to look for that indicate you may have either flu or COVID-19, how the symptoms of the two viruses overlap and differ, and most... continue »
June 17, 2020

Colon Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life – And It Doesn’t Always Mean a Colonoscopy

By Gennady Gelman, M.D., Family Medicine, Harrington Physician Services Colorectal cancer (also called colon cancer) is the third most common cancer in the United States. In 2016 alone, 52,286 people died from colon cancer in America. according to th... continue »
April 10, 2020

Manage Your Stress Levels During COVID-19

COVID-19 brings a world of changes — it’s a reality most of us wouldn’t have predicted, and yet it’s our new reality in 2020. Social distancing, lockdown, toilet paper shortage, schools and restaurants closed. Kids learning from home whil... continue »
February 27, 2020

How to Treat a Diabetic Foot Ulcer – A Condition Related to 85% of Diabetes-Related Amputations

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), about 15% of patients with diabetes will suffer from a diabetic foot ulcer. Of those, approximately 14 – 24% will require an amputation (accounting for 85% of all diabetes-related ampu... continue »
December 30, 2019

The Top 9 Health Concerns Facing Americans

According to a comprehensive set of data released last year by the Blue Cross Blue Shield, there’s a wide range of health conditions that are negatively impacting the quality of life for adults al lacrosse the United States. Of those conditions, th... continue »
November 1, 2019

Buck the Trend of Gaining Up to 10 Pounds this Holiday Season

Each year, many of us have a conversation with ourselves just before the holidays start. This conversation usually takes place after the first gift basket arrives at the office or one of your neighbors brings over a pie in the flavor of apple, pumpki... continue »
October 30, 2019

Getting a Vasectomy: Real Facts

Whether you and your partner have decided that you’re done having kids, or you’ve decided against having kids altogether, you may decide the most appropriate answer is a vasectomy. In the United States alone, about half a million men will get a v... continue »
September 29, 2019

How is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?

Breast cancer is the leading cancer among women in the United States, the second most common cause of cancer death in women, and the main cause of death in women aged 40 to 59 years.1 Treatment is not straightforward or based on simple decision-makin... continue »

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