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Carol Higgins

Q&A on Balancing Pandemic’s Challenges: Working From...

A little over a year ago, a massive work-from-home experiment began when the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic. Companies across the United States...

April 5, 2021 / 5 min read

Q&A on Weight Management: There’s No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’...

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

February 24, 2021 / 6 min read

Diabetes & The Heart: An Individualized Risk-Reduction...

While the connection between diabetes and heart disease has been known for more than 40 years, there’s been little guidance on how to care for...

February 11, 2021 / 4 min read

Q&A on Athletes and Heart Disease: ‘You...

Despite their peak physical fitness, athletes aren’t eligible for a “get out of jail free card” when it comes to cardiac risk. Eli Friedman, M.D.,...

February 10, 2021 / 7 min read

Q&A on Cervical Cancer: Experts Offer Latest...

In 1991 — the year the Cold War ended and the World Wide Web launched — cervical cancer was a leading cause of cancer death...

January 29, 2021 / 6 min read

Dementia & Memory Disorders: When Certain Behavior...

We all occasionally draw a blank on a password or forget where we left our keys. Developing some minor memory issues can be a part...

January 19, 2021 / 5 min read

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s Vital...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...

January 12, 2021 / 6 min read

COVID-19 in 2021: Vaccines, Treatments and Other...

As 2020 ends, the U.S. is experiencing record high numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths. There are reasons to hope for better days in 2021,...

December 21, 2020 / 5 min read

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Care: Heart Attacks,...

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual uptick in the number of cardiovascular emergencies.   “The increased incidents for both stroke and...

December 14, 2020 / 6 min read

Antibiotics: Join the Fight Against Resistance

The antibiotic drugs we have depended on for decades to fight serious infections are losing their superpowers, thanks to strains of bacteria that have adapted...

November 24, 2020 / 5 min read