Choosing Care: How a Primary Care Provider Improves Health and Wellness
How to select a primary care provider can be difficult. See 6 things that could help you decide.
NJ Foot and Ankle Surgery from Top Surgeons in NJ, UOA
At UOA, our experts employ medical, physical, and rehabilitative methods, including surgery when indicated, to give you the best care possible.
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
What Are the Signs of an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders involve extreme and dangerous eating habits, including binge eating, purging, and drastic reductions in food intake. Sometimes, eating disorders are severe enough to require emergency care and hospitalization. It can be difficult for family members to detect the signs of an eating disorder because it isn't unusual for patients to try to hide these behaviors.
10 Questions to ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon
When you need orthopedic surgery, it is important to see a qualified surgeon who has plenty of experience doing exactly the type of surgery you need to have performed. While this will give you the best opportunity to achieve your best possible post-surgery goals, it is also very important to be informed and comfortable about …
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.
10 Tips to Prevent Neck Pain
Help lower your risk of having neck pain by following these 9 tips.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Men's Top 5 Health Concerns
Men die at higher rates than women for all of the top 10 causes of death. Why don't men take better care of their health?
Slideshow: Simple Exercises for Joint Health
WebMD shows you simple exercises to help your joints stay strong and healthy.