Posts Tagged "Your Health Matters"

A new study in the journal Health Affairs shows organizations making home deliveries to needful seniors saves millions each year, by helping keep those seniors out of nursing homes. In Atlanta, Meals...
Wed., January 8, 2014 10:00am
Jack Frost may nip your nose but sometimes he takes a bite. The result is frostbite which can range in severity from superficial freezing of the top layer of your skin (“frostnip”) to severe and...
Mon., January 6, 2014 10:15am
Lasers are cutting edge. They’re used in all kinds of products -- from music players and printers, to surgical tools. But use of lasers in toys has the FDA worried and, as a parent and a physician, I...
Fri., December 20, 2013 2:38pm
If your knees don’t hurt yet, good. But chances are they will. Arthritic knee pain hits nearly half of us by 85. Can orthotics -- wedge-shaped insoles -- help? They change your knees weight bearing...
Thu., December 5, 2013 9:12am
There’s new hope for diagnosing lung cancer early and saving lives. The US Preventive Services Task recommends low dose CT scans -- computed tomography -- to detect cancer early and increase lung...
Mon., December 2, 2013 12:30pm
Flu season is here. If that isn't reason enough to get a flu shot, maybe this will persuade you: A new study in the journal Heart found flu vaccination may help prevent heart attacks. Researchers...
Wed., November 27, 2013 11:15am
Kids and tobacco – any kind of tobacco -- is a deadly combination. In far too many cases, it’s also illegal: every day in the U.S., nearly 4000 kids under 18 smoke their first cigarette -- even...
Fri., November 22, 2013 10:15am
There’s a lot of buzz about e-cigs – electronic cigarettes. They look like cigarettes, but aren’t. Battery operated, they create a vapor. Not smoke. E-cigs are marketed as an alternative to...
Thu., November 21, 2013 9:00am
Here’s a simple way to eat healthier and feel better. Read the small print. Check nutrition facts on food labels. Those numbers can help you reach your health goals, but you have to know what they...
Mon., November 18, 2013 10:00am
The goal of ACA (Affordable Care Act) is that EVERYONE have health insurance coverage. There are different routes for obtaining coverage: through your job; through the online ACA Marketplace;...
Fri., November 15, 2013 10:00am

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