How Are Spine Surgeons Using BMP Today? 10 Surgeon Responses
Nine spine surgeons were asked how they were using BMP in their practice and whether these current controversies have influenced the way they use the product.
What is a nurse practitioner? Sue Carmody, ARNP, Stanwood.
What is a nurse practitioner? Sue Carmody, ARNP, explains the partnership between physician and practitioner and the ways their treatment is the same and dif...
Antioxidant-rich Foods for Lung Health (Infographic)
Find out why antioxidant-rich foods can help your overall lung health and more from the respiratory experts at UnityPoint Health.
Five ways hearing aids improve intimacy
Relationships are tough enough without the added strain of hearing loss.
CHN, Berlin Memorial Hospital, Doctors, Hospital, Clinics, Berlin Wisconsin
Berlin Memorial Hospital is a member of Community Health Network – an organization founded in 1911 to serve healthcare needs of the people in Central Wisconsin. Although the corporation was established as Berlin Hospital Association, the name was changed in 1993 to reflect the organization’s growth beyond the Berlin community CHN believes healthcare must be provided in partnership with the people it serves: patients, families, physicians, staff and other health professionals. Care must be delivered to all patients with quality, competence and compassion, regardless of race, creed, age, sex, or national origin. Excellent care must be provided in the most cost-effective manner possible — without compromising quality Patients are always entitled to only the most cost…
How to Take the Teeth Out of Teething Pain
As I watch my five-week-old daughter (thankfully) sleep peacefully, I’m silently dreading the painful cries and discomfort that are just a few months down the road. Unfortunately, they will be cries she can sink her new teeth into. Alas, the beauty of baby teeth comes with a rough caveat: There will likely be screams, tears... Read more »
10 Things your Massage Therapist Wants you to Know.
Being an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), you see all kinds of people, conditions and concerns. From routine, to severe, to weird, to even funny. In my practice, I’ve started to see some common r...
Health Watch: Why Sleep Disorders Can Be Problematic
Many people – both adults and children – suffer from sleep disorders, but don’t even realize it. However, if undiagnosed or untreated, sleep disorders can lead to serious health problems like heart disease, depression or diabetes. It can also make any preexisting psychological condition worse.
How Can I Improve My Sleep Quality?
Here are a few ways to improve your sleep quality in spite of a busy lifestyle: SET A SCHEDULE: Set a time for BOTH going to bed AND getting up in the morning, preferably at the same times each day—even on weekends. EXERCISE: Try to get 20-30 minutes of exercise every day (but NOT just …
Neck Lift Surgery—How to Achieve Optimal Results
One of the most common mistakes of inexperienced plastic surgeons performing facial rejuvenation surgery is ignoring or paying too little attention to the neck area. For a more balanced, youthful look it is a sacrosanct rule to create a neck that appears more toned and “smoother.” Oftentimes, neck lift surgery uses hidden incisions that run around the ears—which could be extended into the nape if there is some severe jowling and excess skin in the neck area—to hide scars Celebrity Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Karan Dhir says a good result from neck lift, or any form of facial rejuvenation procedure, is not just about achieving a “tighter” appearance. A more important goal, he adds, is to reshape and rejuvenate the neck area in a way that it looks natural, with no telltale…