5 Nutrition Tips That Can Transform Your Long-Term Health
I was recently on a conference panel with Dr. Terry Mason, an urologist-turned-politician and COO of the Cook County Department of Public Health. During the talk, he declared that there was no such thing as heart disease Rather, he said, the heart was an innocent bystander suffering from whatever kind of blood we decide to bathe it in — clean or dirty. That is, chemicals and toxins that we ingest can injure the heart's blood supply, leading to plaque, narrowing arteries, heart attacks, and death. I find it liberating to know that I can control the nature of the blood bathing my heart. Of course, some heart diseases, such as in babies born with congenital defects, are clearly not the type of problem Dr. Mason was referring to. But in terms of hardening…
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.
How MRI Works
An MRI scan is the best way to see inside the human body without cutting it open, but that may be little comfort to you when you're getting ready for the exam. Lying perfectly still on a tiny slab in a narrow hole, you might wonder what's happening to your body.
Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine
If you’ve recently moved to Anchorage or are looking to change your insurance coverage in 2017, finding a new doctor is probably on the horizon. It’s not the easiest
A Guide to Integrative Medicine for Diabetes — Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes treatment goes beyond medication. Find out about supplements for diabetes, and other forms of alternative medicine that may help improve blood sugar.
Why Parents Shouldn't Ignore Their Kids' Behavioral Issues
Parents with concerns about their kids' behavior do not always talk about their worries with their child's doctor, but they should, researchers say.
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…
Laser Eye Surgery Guide
LaserEyeSurgeons.net is a laser eye surgery resource, containing educational articles and a directory of laser eye doctors.
The Top 8 Respiratory Illnesses and Diseases
Respiratory illnesses are a common problem in the United States. Learn about the most common types and the leading cause of respiratory diseases.
Urology Care Foundation
Prostatitis – What You Should Know is a fact sheet with a concise summary of prostatitis to include symptoms, causes and treatment options.