Tag: diagnostic procedures

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for Not...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 12, 2019

Know Your Family, Know Your Heart

Of the individuals considered low-risk by traditional factors, including blood pressure and cholesterol levels, up to one-third will be diagnosed...

July 25, 2015

Clearing Up 'Computer Vision Syndrome'

Viewing digital devices is so common and pervasive now that up to nine of every 10 computer users have been...

June 3, 2015

One in four Adults Live with ‘Fatty...

It is normal for the liver to carry some fat. But if more than 5 percent to 10 percent of...

March 26, 2015

1 in 4 Adults Live with ‘Fatty...

It is normal for the liver to carry some fat. But if more than 5 percent to 10 percent of...

March 26, 2015

Watch Now: West Kendall Baptist Hospital Celebrates...

(VIDEO: GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey R. Immelt speaks at West Kendall Baptist Hospital about GE Healthcare’s New...

January 7, 2015

Colorectal Cancer Rates Up for Young Adults,...

Colorectal cancer — colon and rectal cancer — rates are down overall, but up sharply for younger people between the...

November 18, 2014

Early Detection is Everything

Mammograms have recently been in the news as studies have questioned their effectiveness in detecting breast cancer. So what does...

October 3, 2014

Don’t Put Off Regular Screenings

Regularly scheduled checkups, complete with different screening exams tailored toward your age, keep you on the wellness track.

September 22, 2014

Low-dose CT Lung Screening Available Now

The probability that a man will be diagnosed with lung cancer in his lifetime is approximately 1 in 13, while...

July 1, 2014

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Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because of advancements in treatment and...

Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use during work or play. While...

‘Severe’ Lung Disease Cases Linked to...

Potential health risks associated with “vaping” have intensified with reports of serious lung illnesses in at least 14 states that public health officials say may...

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy...

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both...

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...