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Partial Knee Replacement: FAQs

If you are part of the 30 percent of the population who lives with osteoarthritis of the knee, you know just how debilitating and painful the condition can be. Osteoarthritis is characterized by the wearing away of connective tissue within the joint. The connective...

Breastfeeding Dos and Don’ts for New Mothers

Breastfeeding is a natural process, but that doesn’t mean it comes to new mothers intuitively or that you won’t need to ask for help. We hope this quick guide will help make things a little easier for you when you begin to breastfeed. Breastfeeding Dos 1....

Is My Heart Rate Normal?

It’s common practice today for people to track their heart rate, especially with so many new wearable fitness gadgets on the market. But, what is a “normal” heart rate? Sometimes, it’s difficult to know when you find so many different answers on the internet. A...

Sinus Infection FAQs

What is a sinus infection? Sinus infection, also called sinusitis, occurs when the nasal passages become inflamed. This common condition affects 35 million Americans every year. When you have a cold or allergies, for example, the airways become blocked with...

What You Should Know About Pain Management After Surgery

The rate of prescription drug abuse has increased drastically over the past 15 years, illustrated by an increased number of emergency room visits, overdoses and treatment admissions associated with prescription drug misuse. Opioids are the most dangerous of...

Parents’ Guide to Teens and Vaping

What is vaping? Using e-cigarettes, a practice often referred to as “vaping” has been claimed by many to be a safe alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes. However, research suggests vaping can be especially dangerous for teens. E-cigarettes are battery-operated...

HIV: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks your immune system, which reduces the body’s ability to fight disease. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the last stage of HIV. Although there is no cure for HIV, there are many treatment options that help someone...

Do Your Makeup Habits Harm Your Skin?

Mascara, lipstick, blush, foundation and eyeliner are beauty products that are a necessity for many women around the world. However, sometimes makeup can be harmful to your skin’s health. Unhealthy makeup habits can cause acne, aging, and oiliness or dryness. Here’s...

Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Pelvic Exam

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends girls have their first gynecologic visit when they’re between the ages of 13 and 15. Generally, this visit involves a conversation between the doctor and your daughter about her menstrual cycle, sexual...

Eye Conditions in Children: Styes

Many people get painful, small, red bumps or lumps near their eye that look like a pimple. These are called sties. Styes develop when a sweat or oil gland becomes infected. Typically, styes are filled with pus, but they are not contagious and often go away on their...

Birth Control Spotlight: The Implant

Although hormonal birth control is associated with some risks, there are a lot of potential benefits. Not only is it highly effective at preventing pregnancy but it can also make periods lighter and less painful. The pill is one option for hormonal birth control, but...

Flu Vaccine Q&A

Have you gotten your flu shot? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this vaccine is the best protection against the flu. Because every flu season is different, you should get vaccinated each year. Read on for answers to common questions...

Tips to Prevent Falling Injuries in the Winter

Ice, snow, puddles. Extension cords running across front walkways and fallen branches due to high winds and heavy snows. These are all very real concerns in areas that are susceptible to extreme weather conditions in the winter. Regardless of your age or current...