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Bethany Rundell

The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit and...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...

April 7, 2021 / 3 min read

Heart Arrhythmias: AFib and Atrial Flutter on...

A recently published study in The American Journal of Cardiology shows that the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and atrial flutter (AFL), two common heart...

March 29, 2021 / 5 min read

Don’t Delay Heart Care During the Pandemic:...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the way we receive medical care has changed drastically and remains somewhat fluid. These frequent changes can be...

March 22, 2021 / 4 min read

What Routine Tests Reveal About Your Health

Even as doctors and the healthcare industry at-large encourage wellness programs aimed at keeping patients out of doctors’ offices and hospitals, many people still hold...

February 9, 2021 / 4 min read

Women’s Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Better...

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, still ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women, according to the American Heart Association. While cardiologists have known that...

February 4, 2021 / 5 min read

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is wise, especially during the current...

June 22, 2020 / 3 min read

Antibiotics: Curbing Their Misuse and Overuse

In the 21st century, our focus has turned from celebrating these medications for their ability to cure infections to looking for ways to reduce their...

January 3, 2017 / 3 min read

Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person smoked. For a majority of...

November 11, 2015 / 2 min read

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Awareness of common conditions that affect the bladder, such as urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis and recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs) can help with early detection...

November 9, 2015 / 3 min read

The Power of Physical Therapy

For athletes, going to physical therapy seems like a rite of passage following an injury. Few have never witnessed the improvements that stretching and strengthening...

October 12, 2015 / 3 min read