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Endometrial Ablation FAQs

The endometrium—the lining of your uterus—provides a place for a fertilized egg to implant within the womb. Your endometrium does this by thickening with blood during a process called the menstrual cycle. Menstruation occurs when the endometrium sheds the excess blood...

Winter Safety Tips – What You Need to Know

You may think you’re safe from the freezing temperatures and weather when you are within the walls of your home, but the reality is that storms and cold temperatures during the winter can lead to problems if you aren’t prepared. You can stay healthy and safe by...

6 Ways to Help Your Teen Get Enough Sleep

Did you know teenagers are actually wired to stay up late and sleep late? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) notes that sleep cycles shift by up to two hours at puberty. Early school bells, late afternoon sports, homework schedules and social media also...

Over-the-Counter Drug Safety Tips

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are non-prescription medicines, which means you can purchase them at a store or pharmacy without a prescription from your doctor. These drugs are safe and effective when you carefully follow the guidelines and instructions. However, they...

How to Combat Post-Holiday Blues

As the holiday season comes to an end, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with what some people call the “post-holiday blues.” But, are these “post-holiday blues” a reality that people actually deal with? Psychologists and other medical professionals agree that there are...

6 Tips to Self-Manage Multiple Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions (like asthma, diabetes or heart disease) are long-term conditions that require ongoing medical care. One in four Americans has more than one chronic condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and that rate rises to three...

Managing COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Although COPD is a chronic condition, it is treatable with proper management—and most people with COPD are able to achieve a high quality of...

Rotator Cuff Tear: Recovery and Treatment

Every year in the United States, over two million people visit their doctor because of a problem with their rotator cuff. In sports like tennis or baseball and jobs like cleaning windows or painting, a rotator cuff tear is common. Normal wear and tear over time can...

Vaginal Tearing During Childbirth

Approximately 90 percent of women experience vaginal tearing, or perineal tearing, during childbirth. Perineal tearing occurs when the area between the vagina and the anus (the perineum) tears as a result of a natural delivery. Some tears heal on their own while more...

Parents: What Do You Know About Measles?

Despite widespread immunization, approximately three to four million cases of measles pop up in the United States each year. Measles is an extremely contagious respiratory infection that causes flu-like symptoms and a full-body rash. Unfortunately, measles can be...

ADD and ADHD: What’s the Difference?

Many people use “ADD” and “ADHD” interchangeably, but the truth is that these two terms describe slightly different conditions. The confusion came about when doctors universally decided to categorize all forms of attention-deficit disorders as...

These Cancer Screenings can Save Your Life

As the second leading cause of deaths globally, cancer is responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths each year. Many people do not know, however, that their chance of surviving cancer increases dramatically with early detection and treatment. The best strategy...

FAQs About Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy comes with a list of potential complications and issues, but the good news is that many of these problems can be treated successfully if they are caught early and you are working with a qualified medical professional. One problem that many pregnant women...

The ACL: What is it Anyway?

Commonly known as the ACL, the anterior cruciate ligament is vital in restraining forward motion of the tibia (shinbone). The femur (thighbone) sits atop the tibia, and the knee joint—the junction of these two bones—allows them to move. Your knee joint would be...