February 22, 2023
Approximately 480,000 people die from smoking-related diseases every year in the United States. The good news is that it’s never too late to quit, even if you’ve been smoking for a long ti...
July 05, 2017
Kidney stones are very common: Men have a nearly one in five chance of developing kidney stones over their lifetime, and women have a nearly one in 10 chance. And as part of what is known as the “Kidn...
June 29, 2017
We’re reminded every spring and summer to beware the return of the tick. These tiny, bloodsucking parasites carry a wide range of infections they can pass on to the humans they bite. But ticks have cr...
June 21, 2017
Quest for Better Health Leads to a New Outlook on LifeFour years ago, Angelo Campanella was far from the picture of health he is today. Only 53 years old, he weighed close to 400 pounds and had a numb...
June 21, 2017
More than 38 million people in the U.S. are affected by migraines, a neurological disorder that causes intense headache episodes. That’s about 12 percent of the country’s population....
June 15, 2017
The headlines may sound alarming: “Weight loss surgery tied to lasting digestive issues.” “After gastric bypass surgery, many experience eating difficulties.” The stories were in response to a Decem...
June 12, 2017
Most of the time, welcoming a life is a beautiful, amazing moment. I understand the urge to want to share that with family and friends, and we’re good about accommodating delivery room guests. But I’v...