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Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

January 18, 2022 / 1 min read

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

January 12, 2022 / 1 min read

Getting Back on Track With Your Health

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the lure of fad diets or...

January 7, 2022 / 1 min read

Heart Disease in Women: There IS a...

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women in the United States, yet it is still perceived as a disease of men. In...

December 21, 2021 / 1 min read

Omicron, Boosters and COVID Pills: A Look...

As the pandemic nears the two-year mark, we’ve come a long way in our fight against COVID-19 with vaccines for adults and kids, booster shots...

December 15, 2021 / 1 min read

‘Tis The Season of Stress

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful. Holiday preparations and gatherings are fun, but the stress of the season...

December 8, 2021 / 1 min read

Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

We all know that excess sugar in our diet can lead to diabetes and weight gain. But did you ever stop to think about how...

November 30, 2021 / 1 min read

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu Ruin...

Holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound this year to near pre-pandemic levels, even though COVID-19 is still with us and the flu...

November 17, 2021 / 1 min read

Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

More than one-third of American adults are considered obese. It’s not just about being overweight. Obesity is linked to the development of many chronic diseases....

November 10, 2021 / 1 min read

Clearing The Smoke On Lung Cancer

Smoking is the main risk factor for developing lung cancer, yet between ten- and twenty-percent of lung cancers happen in people who have never touched...

November 3, 2021 / 1 min read