Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
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…
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.
4 Tips To Help You Sleep Like A Baby
Here's how you can get more shut-eye.
Questions to ask your breast augmentation surgeon
Get information from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons about what questions to ask your plastic surgeon during your breast augmentation consultation.
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.
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
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.
What is a Cancer-Protective Diet?
The American Institute for Cancer Research’s (AICR) Cancer Prevention Awareness Survey found that less than half of Americans know what a cancer protective diet looks like, yet research shows that eating plenty of plant foods and less red meat can help reduce risk.