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June 20, 2018

Men’s Health Month: “I had zero indications of heart disease.”

June is Men’s Health Month. We interviewed two men with varied backgrounds and significant age differences and how they have tackled living with heart disease and made significant lifestyle changes to help lower their risk of a cardiac event. We en... continue »
June 8, 2018

Mental Health Among Current Events

It is difficult to reconcile the suicides this week of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and acclaimed designer Kate Spade. By outward appearances, these should be the happiest people among us; they’ve achieved great career success, wealth and fame. ... continue »
May 25, 2018

No Need for Nerves When it Comes to Surgical Consultations

Recently noticed a change in the appearance of a mole on your skin? Perhaps you have noticed a lump where no lump had been present before. Maybe after you eat, you find that you get bloated and have indigestion. Or, your relative was recently diagnos... continue »
March 30, 2018

Common Ailments As Seen By the Podiatric Surgeon

Quiz: It is estimated that 2 million people complain of this condition each year and yet only 1 in 4 visits a specialist. Give up? It’s heel pain. The specialized soft tissue of the heel functions as a shock absorber for the foot during any activit... continue »
March 4, 2018

Shining a Spotlight on Winter Dehydration

When you hear the term “dehydration,” it probably conjures up an image of an athlete pounding the pavement in the hot summer sun. But did you know that dehydration is just as prevalent and problematic—maybe even more so—in the winter months? ... continue »
February 22, 2018

Adolescent Nutrition Tips

Adolescence is a pivotal time in every child’s life. Because of the significant growth that is taking place, ensuring that they are getting proper nutrition is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. While setting your sights on pe... continue »

Childhood Food Allergies: 3 Things You Need to Know

Whether your child has been diagnosed with food allergies or if they are friends with a child who has, there are several things you need to understand in order to make sure everyone stays safe and healthy. Childhood food allergies vary in severity, w... continue »
February 10, 2018

Fats and Heart Health

Not all fats are created equal. Eating foods that contain saturated fats can raise your blood cholesterol, particularly your LDL, or “bad” cholesterol. High levels of LDL cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. However, re... continue »
January 16, 2018

4 Signs of Hearing Loss in Children

For many children, there may be a long time period between hearing tests. The first hearing test is administered to newborns before they go home from the hospital.  The second test is a hearing screening that is routinely done when the child enters ... continue »
December 18, 2017

Dreading Flu Season? Try These 3 Immunity Boosting Tips for Your Kids

When you have children in school, there’s nothing worse than entering flu season. And, if you have more than one child, the dread is doubled (sometimes tripled) as you know how nasty those germs can be. If you’re not careful, soon your entire hou... continue »