Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid health problems before they happen? These preventative screenings can help.Continue Reading.
Why get a diabetes screening? We’ll give you five good reasons—namely, elevated risk of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and loss of limb. Diabetes is hitting the U.S. harder than ever, with nearly 10 percent of Americans dealing with its symptoms and risks. And an estimated o…Continue Reading.
Since 2006, the whole State of Indiana has been on daylight saving time. After 13 years we’re used to complaining about that hour of sleep we lose when we spring forward. For many, it’s just a nuisance. But for those who have sleep issues to begin with—as well as those at risk of heart atta…Continue Reading.
We all know the habits we wish we didn’t have: Over-snacking, overspending, oversharing. We want to stop doing all those things we’re overdoing. But studies show it may be easier to make a healthy new habit than to break a bad one. If that’s true, then one of the easiest new habits you can …Continue Reading.
Smile! It’s time for your colonoscopy. That’s one of those words we hate to even hear, isn’t it? Colonoscopy. But it’s an important diagnostic tool for detecting colon cancer and other bowel disorders. Plus, during the procedure, your doctor can even identify and remove precancerous polyp…Continue Reading.
If there’s one thing we all want out of life, it’s probably more of it. More health, more happiness, and more good years. Living longer means more time to enjoy the life we’ve worked hard to build. But how do we do that? Perhaps we should start by looking at the people who live the longest.…Continue Reading.
As listeners, doctors sometimes get a bad rap. Along with waiting times and scheduling difficulties, not listening well enough is one of patients’ top complaints. Research has shown that doctors jump in to ask questions or redirect the conversation after, on average, 11 seconds of patient input…Continue Reading.
You know whole grains are healthy for you. Their high fiber and rich nutrients are great for your digestive system, and help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. But did you know that whole grain can be just as tasty as it is good for you? Check out these warm, colorful, and de…Continue Reading.
Do your loved ones complain about your loud snoring or even snorting during the night? Do you wake with dry mouth or headache? Do you have trouble staying awake during the day, or suffer from feelings of exhaustion or fatigue? These are all signs of sleep apnea, a common condition affecting as ma…Continue Reading.
Ben Franklin once wrote that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s sage advice about the potential savings (in time, trouble, and money) of getting out in front of your problems before they start. And it’s true of preventive care: Catching health issues before they fully devel…Continue Reading.