When it comes to breast cancer, mammography is a proven source for early detection for most patients. Although, if the breast tissue is dense, it makes detection more difficult. Fortunately, a brea…
How Health Care Failed Jack Beattie
St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care By Kathryn Beattie, MD, News and Community April 11, 2017 It fails a lot of people like Jack. And the consequences are unthinkable St. Luke’s Dr. Kathryn Beattie experienced this firsthand, and she feels passionately that it should not happen to anyone else. Her story, really the story of Jack, is captivating, heart-wrenching and profoundly sad Dr. Beattie also has hope, however – hope that medical science will make advances in identifying people like Jack earlier, perhaps before their disease becomes manifest, and breakthroughs in treatment. She’ll follow this week’s writing with additional reporting next week around the significant hurdles families face when it comes to mental…
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
What is a Female Condom and How Does it Work
What is a female condom? How do female condoms work to prevent pregnancy and STDs? Learn all about female condoms — also called internal condoms — in this vi...
Doctors’ Advice on Plastic Surgery after Weight Loss
Paralleling the increasing use of bariatric surgery, there is a high demand for body contouring through plastic surgery. If you’re just beginning down thi...
What Makes a Heart Healthy Diet? Tips from a Dietician
Listen to an interview with Kim Evans, RD, from the UVM Medical Center to get tips on eating a heart healthy diet during Heart Month.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Shapiro tells us what it really takes
How do the stars look so good? Valley plastic surgeon Daniel Sha - azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport Member Center: This year's Academy Awards wrapped up last night and the stars looked stunning. But that isn't all genetics. Dr. Daniel Shapiro of Shapior Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic with his take on how the beautiful people turn back the clock.
Five Vision Myths
Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science