Serving as the 6th leading cause of chronic conditions among adults, it is no surprise that more than 50 million Americans experience various types of allergies each year. In order to learn how to treat and manage your allergies, it’s important to understa
February is American Heart Month and this is the perfect time to talk about ways to be heart-healthy. Cardiovascular health has never been more imperative, as those with poor heart health can find themselves at an increased risk of COVID-19.
Once upon a time, Cervical Cancer was the leading cost of death for women in the United States. Fortunately, in recent years cervical cancer cases and the deaths resulting from it, have dropped significantly.
Do you have a pair of jeans you can almost squeeze in, but not quite? Or maybe you’ve got a little black dress you would like to fit into again? Whatever the case, our resident Laser Expert, Cheryl can help!
As you may know, a full night of rest is essential to optimal health. Yet an estimated 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women are habitual snorers. And while snoring might seem innocent enough, it is not only annoying to your partner but oft
Dec. 15, 2020 -- Gen. Gus Perna, the chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed, has been planning for months to rush the first shipment of vaccines against COVID-19 from manufacturing sites and into the arms of Americans at risk.
If you have acid reflux, some of the recent headlines about PPI’s might have you wondering whether there are any natural ways to treat acid reflux instead of taking a capsule. Yes, there are. But before I get to those – a few words of context.
Growing evidence shows that COVID-19 can affect almost every organ, including the skin. Dermatologists around the world are sharing images and information about various kinds of rashes and skin-related effects that may be associated with COVID-19.
Because a significant percentage of infected people don’t show any symptoms, experts have known the real number of infections was likely to be higher than confirmed cases. Others may have had symptoms but weren’t able to get tested.
Some friends may be enjoying time outdoors, baking, or playing with their kids. Others could be displaying a lot of stress over the situation. Knowing what to feel can be confusing. One thing is for sure – if you’re feeling anxious, you’re not alone.
In the brave new world of COVID-19, home is your sanctuary, the one place you want to be sure is virus-free.
But if you have to head outdoors, what are the best practices for decontaminating your things when you return home?
April 13, 2020 -- With more than 90% of the country unable to leave home for work or school, officials have said one thing might help us get back to normal: a rapid blood test to see if someone has developed immunity to COVID-19.
TUESDAY, April 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Stay-at-home orders and other social distancing measures have kept people from going out in four key U.S. cities, likely blunting the spread of COVID-19, federal health officials report.
You’re being careful to avoid COVID-19 infection – you’re staying home, washing your hands, and wiping down surfaces. Another way you can protect yourself and your family is to prepare your immune system to fight the virus if you do get infected.
With cases in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, coronavirus (and COVID-19, the disease it causes) is spreading rapidly in the United States. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself right now:
Even if lockdown orders aren’t in effect where you live, it’s important that we all physically distance ourselves from others to prevent more sickness and death.This means leaving home only for essential errands.
As men age, they are more likely to look at travelling as a series of restroom stops. Heading to the grocery store or to a friend’s house for poker may involve strategizing about available restrooms along the way.
Summer is here, and for many of us, that means living with scorching temperatures. While sunburns and high air conditioning bills might be the most obvious hazards of hot weather, there’s also a real health risk.
If you have a family history of heart disease, you likely know that your risk for heart disease is higher. But how much higher? The answer is essential because we have remarkably effective ways to lower your risk once we know how high it is.
As a pharmacist, many of my patients have told me they were allergic to a certain drug, but the reaction they described was actually a side effect. It’s important to know the difference because allergic reactions—especially those that are life-threatening.
You’ve battled breakouts – and you have the scars to prove it. Blemishes can be distressing enough, but the marks left behind can serve as a lasting reminder of the emotional trauma and confidence hit that acne can cause.
You probably know that obesity can be a big troublemaker – it’s associated with heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and metabolic syndrome. But did you know that it can also throw a monkey wrench in your efforts to conceive?
“I’ve got this yeast infection that just won’t go away. I had itching and burning, so I used an over the counter cream. I think I had an allergic reaction to it though, because now I’m all swollen and irritated down there.”
We’ve all been there. After waiting in line at the pharmacy for what seems like eternity, you get the bad news: Not only is your prescription not ready for pickup, but the pharmacy hasn’t even received it yet.
I’ve yet to meet a woman who enjoys being on her period or experiencing the lovely mood changes that often come with it. Many women simply deal with the irritability and bloating and get on with life (because we are women and that’s what we do).
Veins are in every part of our body, but many of us don’t think much about them until our legs begin to resemble a road map. Enlarged, visible, or uncomfortable leg veins - called varicose veins - are a common medical and cosmetic concern.
THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Ever hear your joints clicking, creaking or crunching? Now, researchers say a new technique that listens closely to knees may help doctors diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis.
Fun fact: Your skin is the largest organ in your body (that's according to literally everywhere, like the American Academy of Dermatology)—and, as a chronic skin condition, psoriasis can happen anywhere on that organ.