In a recent episode of the Urology Care Podcast, Dr. Rajiv K Singal sat down with us for a chat about urethral stricture disease. Stricture (narrowing of the urethra) can happen at any point from the bladder to the tip of the penis. This narrowing restricts or slows the flow of urine in.
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Why concierge medicine will get bigger
By Retirement reporter If you’ve joined a concierge medical practice, recent trends in the worlds of health care and insurance may have you feeling good about your decision. If you haven’t signed up with one of these practices—also called “boutique,” “personalized” or “private-physician” practices—some of those same trends may lead you to consider it down the road Certainly, plenty of baby boomers have done the math and deemed the investment worthy. In the typical concierge experience, a primary-care doctor accepts insurance for routine services but also charges a non-reimbursable fee that pays for amenities like 24/7 access to the doctor, same-day appointments, longer appointment times and a greater degree of personalized attention. The annual fee for…
10 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda
I love finding new uses for things that are already sitting around my house, especially if those new uses are BEAUTY uses! Baking soda is one of those things that is not just for baking, there are a m
Aquatic physical therapy
Aquatic physical therapy at St. Joseph’s/Candler is rehabilitation, prevention and wellness for a wide array of patients in a safe aquatic environment.
What to do if you lose a hearing aid
Losing a hearing aid can be stressful. If you lose one of your devices, keep a cool head and follow these tips to get back to hearing well as quickly as possible.
What You Need to Know About Primary Care Physicians
If you haven't already, you will someday see a primary care doctor (PCP). It's practically unavoidable. The reason for this self-declared truth is ...
Tips for Better Health Care
People sometimes assume that health care is only as good as the physician providing it. There are a few things, however, that patients can do to improve the quality of health care that they receive. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best health care possible.
11 Triggers of Dry Eye, and What to Do About Them
Are your chronic eye symptoms due to dry eye syndrome? Here are some risk factors for dry eye, and what to do about them.
Health Tip of the Month: What is a Patient-Centered Medical Home?
A Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a way of delivering healthcare that is patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive, accessible...