Lung Cancer Awareness: Get the Facts!

Get the facts about lung cancer during Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a perfect time to get the facts about lung cancer, its causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options. Find out about this common cause of death from cancer and how you could take steps to improve your health! How common is lung cancer? Lung cancer is the most common [...]

How YOU Can Reduce Your Risk For Stroke

Find out how you can reduce your risk for a stroke.

Attending a stroke conference at Harvard Medical Center a couple of years back, I heard a very striking metaphor by Dr. Martin Samuels: “As the winning strategy in baseball is to keep the runner off second base, the winning strategy in life is to get through it without having had a stroke!” Stark but true! [...]

September is Prostate Health Month!

Learn how to keep the men in your life healthy during Prostate Health Month!

September marks Prostate Health Month, a time to get informed about urological diseases and cancers that can affect your prostate and overall health. Check out the video below to learn more about why taking care of your prostate is important and how you can help prevent disease with regular checkups and visits with your urologist! [...]

Cholesterol Awareness: What You Need to Know

September is Cholesterol Education and Awareness Month!

What is cholesterol? What do all those numbers in your chart mean? September is National Cholesterol Education Month and the perfect time to brush up on heart healthy habits. ”Cholesterol” is a steroid alcohol present in animal cells and body fluids. It can be taken in by diet [exogenous], or made by the liver [endogenous]. We [...]

Men’s Health Week

Keep dad healthy and informed during Men's Health Week!

Father’s Day is coming up and one of the best gifts for dad is a healthy lifestyle so he can continue celebrating for years to come! June 10-16th, leading up to Father’s Day, is Men’s Health Week, an important time to raise awareness for the men in our lives about healthy living, disease prevention, and [...]

Get Moving! May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Get the facts about arthritis during Arthritis Awareness Month!

Did you know that arthritis, affecting nearly 50 million Americans, is the most common cause of disability in the U.S.? Did you also know that arthritis comes in many forms and can affect people of all ages, genders, and races? Get the facts about the different kinds of arthritis, how it can affect your life, and how you [...]

May is Asthma Awareness Month!

Keep Your Spring Sneeze-Free!

Learn about spring allergy treatment options so you can enjoy the outdoors!

Spring is in full swing, that means many are sniffling and sneezing and undoubtedly suffering from seasonal allergies! While avoidance therapy may control allergy symptoms, many allergy sufferers will require treatment. There are two types of allergy treatment: Medication (that is self-administered) and Allergy Injection Therapy. There are several medications available to help manage allergy [...]

April is National Foot Health Month

Tips for Healthy Summer Feet

The American Podiatric Medical Association has named April National Foot Health Month, a time to brush up on tips to keep your feet in great shape! Here are some simple measures that anyone can do to have healthy feet and prevent foot problems: Check your feet daily for cuts, cracks, blisters, sores, swelling, redness or [...]

Spring Allergy Prevention

Get tips on preventing and minimizing spring allergies!

Though it may not feel like it just yet, spring has finally arrived and with it comes the dreaded allergy season. Commonly called “spring fever,” “rose fever,” or “hay fever,” allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the inside of the nose when it is exposed to an allergic trigger. Triggered by pollen, seasonal allergic rhinitis [...]