Blog Posts in 2014

12.16.2014
Childhood Obesity - Efforts in Winning the Food Fight

Childhood obesity is the most prevalent pediatric disease in the United States, with the number of obese children in America tripling in the past three decades. As one of the most serious health problems in our nation, obesity is associated with ...

12.01.2014
The Basic 5 of Eating Healthy for Diabetes

We are constantly learning and evolving our way to better health. But for the average person with diabetes, managing the disease can seem daunting, especially because of the many different opinions on how to eat to care for their diabetes. Here, ...

11.11.2014
Is low testosterone keeping you up at night?

The simple answer: no. Low testosterone is the result of poor sleeping habits – not the cause of them. While low testosterone, which affects approximately 5 million American men, can decrease libido, lower sperm count and increase male breast ...

11.03.2014
New blood thinners help prevent stroke in those with A-fib

A new group of oral blood thinners, or anti-coagulants, are replacing the use of warfarin (Coumadin) in patients with a specific kind of irregular heart beat. Those with atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, are at an increased risk for strokes from a ...

10.17.2014
Take charge of your breast health during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

While we’ve come a long way in detecting and battling breast cancer, it’s still the most common form of cancer among American women and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in women. This October, during National Breast Cancer ...