Stop Smoking – For Good

Stop Smoking – For Good

Smoking is a dangerous habit, and quitting is one of the best steps that a person can take to improve their health. It can be a challenge, but we believe that anyone can quit if they take the right steps. Fortunately, there are a few techniques that can make the...
Burn Treatment Tips

Burn Treatment Tips

Burns are a fact of life. We all have the occasional accident in the kitchen or hot coffee spill on the way to work. Most of those burns are minor injuries. They hurt, but they can easily be treated at home. On the other hand, a major burn can be a medical emergency...
Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling With Diabetes

Diabetes is an inconvenient disease at the best of times, but it doesn’t need to get in the way of traveling and enjoying life. It takes a little bit of extra preparation to stay healthy while traveling, but we believe that anyone can properly manage it. If...
Prostate Cancer Protocols

Prostate Cancer Protocols

A lot of men have questions about prostate health. Many know someone who suffers from prostate cancer or are worried that they might develop it. As experts in medical care, we want to help shed some light on prostate cancer, explain exactly what it is and help people...
Melanoma Vs. Carcinoma: What’s the Difference?

Melanoma Vs. Carcinoma: What’s the Difference?

Melanoma Awareness month is here and making sure that everyone understands the differences between carcinoma and melanoma is an important part of raising awareness for these life-threatening conditions. We often see some confusion on the topic because the two problems...
Can’t You Just Give me an Antibiotic?

Can’t You Just Give me an Antibiotic?

Antibiotics are among the most powerful tools in our medical arsenal, but they are not miracle cures. They have a time and a place, but there are plenty of cases where they will not do any good for the patient. Understanding their limits is the key to understanding...
Debunking Common Stroke Myths

Debunking Common Stroke Myths

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in the developed world and, with May being National Stroke Month, we thought it would be a great time for everyone to learn more about them. There are a lot of misconceptions about them, and separating the facts from the...

Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease of the bone. It occurs when a person’s bone gets brittle, often because their body can no longer produce enough new bone to make up for bone loss. After age 50, osteoporosis becomes more common, and bones weakened by the disease...

A Podiatrist’s Favorite Shoe

Our feet are easy to overlook, but they really are an important part of the body. Unfortunately, we tend to put them through a lot of stress. One of the best ways to cut down on that stress is to wear shoes that provide the right type of support. The right footwear...

What is PCOS?

PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a common medical problem among women of childbearing age. It is also an easy disease to overlook despite the fact that roughly one woman in ten will suffer from it. Learn more about PCOS and the signs and symptoms associated with...
At-Home Dialysis Alternative

At-Home Dialysis Alternative

The kidneys are among the most important organs in our bodies. Their main function is to filter blood in order to get rid of waste. Unfortunately, the kidneys are prone to diseases that stop the purification from happening. The kidneys are so important that, just like...
Early Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Early Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer isn’t quite as well-known as many other types, but it can be just as dangerous. It is actually one of the most common cancers in developed nations. A combination of early screening and lifestyle changes can greatly reduce the odds of developing...
But Really, Can I Drink Alcohol on Antibiotics?

But Really, Can I Drink Alcohol on Antibiotics?

Most people will end up taking antibiotics at some point during their adult lives, which is why we believe it is important to understand them. One of the most common questions that we hear about antibiotics is if it is safe to drink alcohol while taking them. We...
Myths about Heart Disease

Myths about Heart Disease

Heart disease is a major issue and is often widely discussed. Unfortunately, due to its notoriety, it is all too easy for myths and misconceptions about it to spread. Understanding heart disease is the first step towards preventing it, so we would like to take the...
Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management

Diabetes refers to a group of relatively common disorders that are characterized by high blood sugar levels over long periods of time. Managing the disease is relatively simple, but it does require some knowledge and lifestyle changes. We think it is important for...