What disease can rob you of your vision, freeze up your GI tract, steal your sense of touch, obliterate your kidneys and wreak havoc on your blood vessels causing strokes or heart attacks? DIABETES.
Doctors are now writing fewer prescriptions for antibiotics for young children. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians recommend an end to routine antibiotic prescriptions. When is the right time to give your child antibiotics?
How many of you have jumped on the computer, google searched your condition, then spent the next few hours reading about how you probably have the worst diagnosis possible on the web. Learn how to work through the overwhelming health information available.
Vaccinations. They’re considered to be one of the biggest, most important medical advancements ever made against the spread of infectious disease. They save lives and prevent so much suffering. But what do you really know about vaccines?
We are nearing Influenza “flu” season again. The ideal time to get immunized is before flu viruses start circulating. It takes approximately 2 weeks for your body to process the vaccine and make an effective number of antibodies, so getting vaccinated before the flu hits is key.
Thoughts control our mood and actions. We all need a good restart or reality check. So here is a quick list to revitalize, rejuvenate, renew, and refresh you.
The aging population is not immune to alcohol abuse. For men and women 65 years of age or older, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse considers one drink per day to be the maximum amount for “moderate” alcohol use.
As I have transitioned from training to full-fledged practice, I have found that there is a lot of good (and bad) literature published in the last few years that I knew nothing about! I’m getting linked in to local libraries and discovering new books as well as re-reading old ones. I wanted to share some of my favorites including ones that have been helpful in my own life.