March 2016

Most Recent Posts

  • The Fight Against Sepsis

    Mar 30, 2016

    Oscar winning actress Patty Duke lived an uncommon life. However, her death was caused by an all too common cause: sepsis. ... Read more

  • The Impacts of Caffeine on Miscarriage

    Mar 30, 2016

    Cut down on coffee and caffeinated soda if you are trying to conceive. ... Read more

  • Mammograms and Heart Disease

    Mar 28, 2016

    Mammograms are important diagnostic tools when it comes to detecting breast cancer. A new study says they also could help detect potential heart problems as well. ... Read more

  • More Medications, More Potential Problems

    Mar 23, 2016

    Baby Boomers are getting older – and taking more medications as they do. One in six are taking a potentially dangerous combination of drugs and supplements, according to a new study. ... Read more

  • Eye Donor Month

    Mar 22, 2016

    National Eye Donor Month promotes eye donation awareness and celebrates the lives of eye donors and corneal recipients. ... Read more

  • Helping New Moms Learn to Breastfeed

    Mar 22, 2016

    Pick up any pregnancy book and you’ll notice new moms get repeated advice: Breastfeeding is a natural – and easy – part of being a new parent. But as many new moms discover, learning to breastfeed is far from effortless.... Read more

  • Night of the Toddler

    Mar 14, 2016

    One in five infants who have trouble sleeping may continue to have challenges during their toddler years. ... Read more

  • Common Colonoscopy Questions

    Mar 11, 2016

    If you are age 50 or over please schedule a colonoscopy. This is a life saving screening that can stop cancer before it forms or catch it in its earliest stages. ... Read more

  • 5 Things About Your Vasectomy

    Mar 11, 2016

    If you're planning on spending your weekends this March watching college basketball, why not take advantage of all that time in front of your TV and get a vasectomy done?... Read more

  • Is Marijuana the Next "Big Tobacco?"

    Mar 11, 2016

    The number of Americans using marijuana is going up. As some states legalize the drug for medicinal and recreational use, more and more people are trying it, based largely on the assumption that it is non-habit forming. However, a new study shows that is far from the truth. ... Read more

  • What is Meldonium?

    Mar 08, 2016

    Star tennis player Maria Sharapova is facing backlash – and losing endorsement deals – after revealing that she failed a drug test at this year’s Australian Open. ... Read more

  • Common Colorectal Cancer Questions

    Mar 07, 2016

    An estimated 136-thousand people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States this year. Those patients will have a lot of questions. ... Read more

  • Invaders in Your DNA

    Mar 03, 2016

    Not all of your DNA belongs to you. Some came from viral sources. Now, we know why. ... Read more

  • Is Your Eye Health Going Up in Smoke?

    Mar 03, 2016

    When smoke gets in your eyes it can do serious damage. ... Read more

  • Zika and Guillain-Barre

    Mar 02, 2016

    New research links Zika infection with Gullian-Barre syndrome. ... Read more