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Am I Too Young for Arthritis?

Am I Too Young for Arthritis?

Your creaky knees and stiff wrists might be giving you the unwelcome news that you have arthritis, even if you think you’re too young for the joint disease. Here are the telltale signs.
Jun 4th, 2024
How Low Testosterone Can Affect Your Health

How Low Testosterone Can Affect Your Health

Most men know that low testosterone can cause trouble in the bedroom, but did you know it can also wreak havoc with your overall health? Here’s what you need to know about the link between “low T” and physical and mental health conditions.
May 2nd, 2024

5 Early Signs of Hypothyroidism in Women

Your period is out of whack, and you just don’t feel like yourself. It’s hard to describe, and you aren’t even sure it’s anything to worry about. Could it be hypothyroidism? Here’s how to tell.
Apr 1st, 2024
How to Combat Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

How to Combat Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

One minute, you’re fine; the next, you’re ripping off your sweater and opening all of the windows — what gives? Your sudden surges of internal heat are telltale signs of menopause. Here’s how to keep your cool.
Mar 2nd, 2024

What Is Hypertension and What Can I Do About It?

In many cases, hypertension doesn’t produce symptoms for a long time. However, persistent high blood pressure can have serious consequences. Find out more here about high blood pressure and how to prevent it.
Jan 1st, 2024
When to See a Doctor for Arthritis Pain

When to See a Doctor for Arthritis Pain

Over 52 million Americans have arthritis, but just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s no big deal. Left unchecked, arthritis progresses and does irreversible damage to your joints. Here’s when to seek help.
Dec 2nd, 2023
Can You Grow Out of Allergies?

Can You Grow Out of Allergies?

Allergies can be annoying inconveniences at best and life-threatening conditions at worst. Are you stuck with your allergies for life, or is there hope of them fading away? Here’s what you need to know about growing out of allergies.
Nov 16th, 2023
When Does My Teen Daughter Need Her First Pelvic Exam?

When Does My Teen Daughter Need Her First Pelvic Exam?

Your little girl is becoming a woman, and you’re wondering when to schedule her first pelvic exam. Here are our professional recommendations and some important issues to discuss with your daughter as she develops.
Sep 1st, 2023
Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your First Mammogram

Tips to Help You Get Ready for Your First Mammogram

All firsts are stressful, but your first mammogram doesn’t have to be. Armed with some valuable information about what to expect, you’ll breeze through your first mammogram appointment with ease.
Aug 10th, 2023
Lesser-Known Facts About COPD

Lesser-Known Facts About COPD

If you think of COPD as a smoker’s disease, you know only a fraction of the story. There’s more to the disease than most people realize, and what you don’t know can affect you and those you love. Don’t get caught unawares — learn more about it.
Jul 5th, 2023
I've Tested Positive for High-Risk HPV: What Now?

I've Tested Positive for High-Risk HPV: What Now?

Hearing that you have high-risk HPV can be confusing and terrifying, but don’t panic. Knowing the facts about your diagnosis can calm your fears and guide you through the next steps toward restoring your health. Here’s what you need to know.
Jun 1st, 2023
Here's Why Your Blood Pressure Numbers Matter

Here's Why Your Blood Pressure Numbers Matter

They take your blood pressure at every check-up, there’s a BP station in your grocery store, and you can even buy a BP cuff to use at home, but why? May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and a great time to learn about your numbers.
May 1st, 2023
When to Choose Urgent Care Over the Emergency Room

When to Choose Urgent Care Over the Emergency Room

Whether you awaken in the middle of the night with abdominal pain or take a tumble and injure your ankle, you immediately start wondering what type of medical attention you need. Here’s a handy guide to help you decide where you should go.
Jan 2nd, 2023
What to Expect Before, During, and After Allergy Testing

What to Expect Before, During, and After Allergy Testing

If you’ve never been tested for allergies, you may be wondering how you should prepare, what it feels like, and what to anticipate afterward. Here’s a rundown of a typical allergy testing appointment to give you a glimpse.
Dec 1st, 2022
5 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Weight Loss

5 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Weight Loss

Sure, weight loss can make you look and feel more attractive, but there are many non-cosmetic reasons to shed the pounds as well. Here are five benefits — and a program that will help you through your weight loss journey.
Nov 1st, 2022
How Bioidentical Hormones Can Help You

How Bioidentical Hormones Can Help You

Hormones run your body’s systems, so when they’re out of whack, so are you. Discover how bioidentical hormones can correct multiple problems, from hair loss to sexual issues.
Oct 1st, 2022

Why Does My Child Keep Getting Earaches?

Most kids get at least one earache during childhood, but your child always seems to have one. Take a moment to discover why earaches are common in children and recur so frequently.
Sep 1st, 2022
Ways You Can Effectively Manage COPD

Ways You Can Effectively Manage COPD

If you don’t control COPD, it will control you. Here are some practical tips to help you manage your condition and live life on your own terms.
Aug 1st, 2022
What Most People Don't Realize About Obesity

What Most People Don't Realize About Obesity

You know that obesity makes it difficult to exercise, shop for clothes, and sit comfortably on an airplane. You may even know it’s bad for your health. But that’s not all. Here are some lesser-known, but critically important, facts about obesity.
Jul 1st, 2022
Is Erectile Dysfunction a Normal Part of Aging?

Is Erectile Dysfunction a Normal Part of Aging?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects every man at some point in his life, and it may occur more frequently as the years roll on. Does that mean ED is inevitable and “normal”? Here’s a look at the link between ED and aging.
Jun 1st, 2022
Do Children Need Annual Physicals?

Do Children Need Annual Physicals?

When your child is sick, you do everything in your power to get them the proper care. And when they’re healthy, you do all you can to keep them that way — or do you? Find out why annual physicals are so important for kids.
May 1st, 2022
4 Reasons Weight Loss Is Difficult

4 Reasons Weight Loss Is Difficult

Chances are, your attempts to lose weight have you feeling like you’re truly fighting an uphill battle. Take a few moments to find out why it’s so hard to lose weight, and what you can do to win that battle.
Apr 1st, 2022
Is an Earache Ever a Medical Emergency?

Is an Earache Ever a Medical Emergency?

Minor body pain is common and usually subsides with rest and simple measures. But when pain affects your ears, it’s hard to know when to treat it at home and when to seek urgent medical care. Here’s a guide to earaches to help you decide.
Mar 1st, 2022
Understanding Your Pap Smear Results

Understanding Your Pap Smear Results

A routine and simple exam that has been a staple of women’s health care since the 1940s, the Pap smear is still the most effective screen for cervical cancer. Find out what your results mean.
Feb 1st, 2022
Prediabetes: How to Turn Your Health Around

Prediabetes: How to Turn Your Health Around

Diabetes is incurable, but prediabetes is 100% reversible — if you catch it in time. It can sneak up on you without any symptoms. Find out if you’re at risk for prediabetes and its more serious cousin, Type 2 diabetes.
Jan 1st, 2022
What Can You Learn From a Urine Analysis?

What Can You Learn From a Urine Analysis?

If you’ve ever visited a doctor, chances are you’ve undergone at least one urine analysis. But what happens to your sample when you walk away from the restroom? And what does your urine say about your health?
Aug 4th, 2021

Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight

If you’ve been trying to lose weight by following a certain diet, you’ve probably failed — maybe repeatedly. That’s because all bodies lose weight differently. Find out what your body needs to shed pounds and get healthy with our customized program.
Jul 6th, 2021

Signs Your Prostate May Be Enlarged

Most men don’t think about their prostate gland until it gives them trouble — and even then they may not realize that their prostate is the problem. Learn how to spot the signs of an enlarged prostate and what you should do if yours is too big.
Jun 10th, 2021

5 Tips for Easing Menopause

Menopause may be normal and natural, but it can sure make you feel like something is wrong. If you’re in the throes of menopausal madness, try these tips to stay comfortable, healthy, and happy during “the change.”
May 18th, 2021

Can Adults Still Get Ear Infections?

Most childhood problems, like skinned knees, sticky fingers, and cooties, end after puberty, but one notorious kid condition can follow you into adulthood — ear infections. Here’s what to watch for and how to handle them.
Apr 1st, 2021

When That Cut Might Need Stitches

From paper cuts to open gashes, lacerations are one of the most common skin injuries. But how do you know when a simple bandage will do, or when you might need stitches? Here are some guidelines.
Mar 1st, 2021

The Importance of Allergy Testing

When is a sneeze more than just a reaction to a tickle, and when is a rash a sign of something more sinister than simple dry skin? Learn how to spot the signs of allergies — even if you’ve never had them before — and how testing can help.
Feb 1st, 2021

Why You Need Your Annual Physical

It’s hard enough to carve out time for a doctor’s appointment when you’re sick, so scheduling one when you’re well may seem crazy. But annual physicals may help you avoid getting sick in the first place. Find out why wellness exams are so important.
Jan 1st, 2021

How Does ED Affect My Overall Health?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell which came first: your ED or your health problems. Find out what causes ED — and what ED causes — to get a handle on your sexual and overall health.
Dec 1st, 2020

Weight Management and Type 2 Diabetes

Controlling your blood sugar is your top priority if you have Type 2 diabetes, but weight management is a close second. Find out how weight and diabetes are strongly linked, and how you can manage both.
Nov 5th, 2020

How to Manage Diabetes Through the Holidays

Do you feel left out of the holiday fun while everyone else digs into the decadent feasts and sugary treats? There’s a way to join the party without fear. Explore our best tips for surviving the holiday season when you have diabetes.
Oct 6th, 2020

Causes of Chest Pain and Dizziness

Sudden chest pain and dizziness can be scary. Your mind immediately thinks the worst: Is this a heart attack? Maybe, maybe not. Find out what could be behind these symptoms so you can address them calmly or seek urgent medical attention.
Sep 3rd, 2020

What to Do About Fingernail and Toenail Injuries

Slammed your thumb with a hammer? Stubbed your toe and ripped off the nail? Injuries like these are extremely painful and very common. Here’s what you should do if it happens to you.
Jul 12th, 2020

How hCG Jump-Starts Weight Loss

It’s no secret that losing weight can be difficult, but less widely known is that it doesn’t have to be. The hCG diet can help you shed those extra pounds so you can live a healthier and more active lifestyle. Find out if it’s right for you.
Jun 15th, 2020

Why Children are at a Higher Risk for Ear Infections

Children are more prone to ear infections than adults. Here’s the science behind why it’s far more likely that your youngster will get an ear infection, and what symptoms to look for, especially when younger kids aren’t able to tell you themselves.
Feb 10th, 2020

What to Expect During Your First Pap Smear

A Pap smear is an important examination when it comes to female reproductive health. Here’s what to expect during your Pap smear and why it’s so important to stay up to date on them.
Jan 9th, 2020

Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions

Roughly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Carrying extra weight puts you at risk for a variety of health conditions, from high blood pressure to heart disease. These conditions are often chronic, but losing weight can reduce your risk.
Dec 1st, 2019

Myths and Facts About Erectile Dysfunction

Millions of men in the United States struggle with erectile dysfunction. But much of what you read or hear about this condition might not be true. Read on to learn more about the myths and facts surrounding this common men’s health condition.
Nov 4th, 2019

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

All women live with a risk of heart disease. Read more to learn the information about heart disease risks and symptoms that every woman should know. With the right information, you can help protect yourself against heart disease.
Oct 9th, 2019

The Dangers of Low Testosterone

If you’re over the age of 30, you may have already begun experiencing a decline in testosterone. The impact of low testosterone levels is far worse than just negatively affecting your sex life. Find out why this condition needs your attention.
Aug 31st, 2019

What Is Weight Management?

Obesity can be a fatal condition. Learn how to manage your weight to get healthier and reduce your risk of many preventable illnesses.
Aug 1st, 2019

Which Birth Control Option Is Right for You?

You want to be responsible. You and your significant other are not ready for children. But there are so many different birth control options out there. Use this guide to help you figure out which one is right for you and your partner.
Jun 14th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Here's What Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Can Do for You

A body that can heal itself from within? Sounds like science fiction, but your body has always had the capability to heal itself. Now science can give you a helping hand and end some painful conditions with stem cell regenerative therapy.
Jul 9th, 2019