Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid health problems before they happen? These preventative screenings can help.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.
Now that 40 (or even 50) is the new 30, those of us in midlife have realized that it’s more accurately the prime of life. The last thing we want to think about are potential health problems—and sometimes unpleasant tasks like getting cancer screenings. We’ve got decades before we have to wo…Continue Reading.
As we begin 2019, the flu virus has been more active across the country. Nine states, including Kentucky, reported a high level of influenza-like illness according to the most recent weekly report from the CDC. Will we reach that level in Indiana? That’s hard to say. But even in January, you ca…Continue Reading.
Personalized medicine might sound like something dreamed up by marketers to coordinate the color of your allergy inhaler with your outfit. If that doesn’t sound too far-fetched, let’s be clear: That’s not what personalized medicine is. Personalized medicine, sometimes called precision medic…Continue Reading.
Vitamin B12 keeps the body’s nerve and blood cells working properly and is important in the production of genetic material—making it especially essential during early life, adolescence, and pregnancy. Along with folic acid, B12 helps in iron absorption, so you also need B12 to avoid certain t…Continue Reading.