Family Health

Newborn Screenings

Newborn Screening and Routine Childhood Tests

Having a baby can be an exciting and overwhelming time in your life. Learn more about tests that are recommended and performed at birth and throughout childhood.

Cholesterol 2024

Which Cholesterol Medication Is Right for Me?

Nearly 40% of U.S. adults have high cholesterol. Many different medications can treat high cholesterol, so how do you know which one is right for you?

IBS 2024

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis and Treatment

Irritable bowel syndrome is extremely common. It can be painful and inconvenient but there are ways to manage your symptoms.

Metabolic Syndrome

Do I Have Metabolic Disease? (And What to Do About it)

When our metabolism is compromised, metabolic diseases and metabolic syndrome can develop and may result in serious health consequences.


GLP-1 Therapy

There has been a lot of news lately about a group of treatments for diabetes and obesity called glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists (GLP-1 therapy). These relatively new treatments are widely advertised, especially for their use as a weight loss medicine. But what are GLP-1s and how do the medications compare?

Long Term Covid Effects

Long-Term Effects of COVID-19: What We Know

An estimated 700,000 people in the U.S. have COVID-19 symptoms that have persisted beyond three weeks. So what do we know about the long-term effects of COVID-19?

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Having a baby can be one of the most challenging and rewarding times for mothers. For some women, changes in mood and functioning can be significant and can last for months.

Autoimmune Disease

Common Autoimmune Conditions

There are more than 80 different autoimmune diseases, some of which are common while others are more rare.

Annual Exam

What to Expect at an Annual Exam

Whether you’re 20 or 80, you may wonder what to expect or how to prepare for your annual exam. Knowing what to expect will help you prepare.

Nerve Pain

Nerve Pain: Causes and Treatment Options

Among the millions of U.S. adults who experience pain, it is estimated an astounding 30-40% experience nerve pain.

Child Vitamins

Should My Child Take a Multivitamin?

We are all looking for ways to ensure that our children are healthy. So how do you know if your child needs a multivitamin?

Good Sleep

4 Signs You Are Not Getting Good Sleep

Getting good sleep is essential for your health and quality of life. Research suggests that 33% of adults in the United States do not get enough sleep regularly.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is in February

National eating disorders week is in February, making it a great time to raise awareness. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, please seek immediate care.

Omega 3S 2023

Omega-3s: The Difference Between EPA, DHA, and ALA

Many people don't know the difference between the various omega-3 fatty acids, what foods are good sources of each, and how these different omega-3s may impact health and well-being.

Facial Tics

My Child Experiences Facial Tics: Is It Tourette’s Syndrome?

If your child is experiencing facial tics, it can be concerning. Learn more more about facial tics and how to know if it is Tourette’s syndrome or not.

Walking Heart Disease

Walking and Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. The good news is that you can take steps to ward off heart disease, one of the most effective being walking.

Kidney Stones

13 Things to Know About Dealing with Kidney Stones

About 11% of men and 9% of women in the United States have had at least one kidney stone. So what do roller coasters have to do with kidney stone treatment?

Adhd Awareness

October Is ADHD Awareness Month

Even though ADHD is common, it may be underdiagnosed and is often misunderstood. During October, ADHD organizations seek to educate the public about this disorder.

Sickle Cell Awareness

September Is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is a National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle Cell is the United States’ most common inherited blood disease. About 100,000 people suffer from Sickle Cell Disease, and up to three million Americans carry the gene for the disease.


Reasons You Might Have Hiccups and How to Treat Them

The late Charles Osborn holds the Guinness World Record for hiccups. In 1922 Osborn began to hiccup and continued to do so for the next 68 years. Learn more about causes and treatment for hiccups.

Dairy Allergies

Allergic to Dairy? Use this Guide

If you or someone you love has a dairy allergy, don't worry — use this guide for helpful tips on how to get enough calcium day-to-day using non-dairy sources.

Control Sugar Reduce Cholesterol

Reducing Sugar to Control your Triglycerides and Cholesterol Levels

High cholesterol has traditionally been associated with total fat intake, but recent research shows that the culprit behind elevated cholesterol and triglycerides may be sugar.

Heart Disease Fiber

Heart Disease and Fiber: Foods to Eat to Increase Your Fiber

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Consuming enough fiber helps to reduce the risk of heart disease as it helps to pull low-density lipoprotein (LDL) out of the arteries.

How To Deal With Nausea

How to Deal with Nausea

Nausea can come from something you ate, motion sickness or vertigo, and even from strong feelings, like anxiety. All these sources of nausea are very different, but often occur together. Knowing what causes your nausea helps you choose the best, most effective way to treat it.

Men Exercise All Ages

3 Reasons Why Men Need Cardio at All Ages

Establishing an exercise routine from a young age will allow you to begin reaping the benefits and continue to feel these benefits throughout your entire life.

PCOS (1)

How Do You Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Do Dietary Changes Work?

Between 4 to 10% of women of reproductive age have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), making it one of the most common metabolic and reproductive disorders for women in this age group.

Red Meat Heart Disease

Red Meat and Heart Disease

A 2021 study looking at the diet of more than 1.4 million people over 30 years found that those who ate more red meat had a higher incidence of heart disease. What does this research mean for you, your diet, and your heart health?


Lybalvi: A New Treatment for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

A new drug, Lybalvi, has been approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder in adults.

Polypharmacy 2022

Potential Problems of Polypharmacy

The more medications you take, the greater the risk of potential drug interactions or health complications. Fortunately, this can be preventable and fixable if you know what to look for.


What’s the Hype About Turmeric?

Turmeric has been around for millennia, but it has recently gathered attention with its reported medicinal properties. Should you consider adding it to your healthy diet regimen?

High Cost Stress

Is the Cost of Living Causing You Stress? Here’s What You Can Do

There is no denying that the cost of living has increased, and millions of people are experiencing the stress related to inflation. You can take steps to help relieve stress associated with the rising cost of living.

Burnout Prevention

5 Tips to Prevent Burnout and Cope When You Can’t Cope

What does burnout mean, and how can you know if you’re really “burned out?” More importantly, how can you prevent burnout from affecting your health?

Brain Health

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

When was the last time you thought about tending to your mental health? Learn some easy ways to give your mental health the care it deserves.

Covid Kids School

The Impact of COVID and Quarantine on School-Age Children: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 has impacted the daily routines for many of us. Emerging research shows that the pandemic and subsequent quarantine has had an impact on school-age children, too.

Ntl Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity: How to Keep Your Family Healthy This Fall

Obesity is a widespread health problem in the U.S., affecting many children as well as adults. Childhood obesity increases the risk of many health conditions and medical problems.

Healthy Immune

Avoid Illness by Keeping Your Immune System in Top Shape

Whether you’re trying to protect yourself from COVID-19 or the common cold, it’s vital to maintain a fully functioning immune system to avoid getting sick.

Alcohol Trends (1)

The Surprising New Alcohol Trend

The alcohol industry is a billion-dollar industry, and the surprising new trend in alcohol use may change the landscape of the alcohol industry.

Allergic Conjunctivitis

What You Should Know About Allergic Conjunctivitis

According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC), allergic conjunctivitis is found in up to 30% of the general US population every year.

Nexplanon Vs Mirena

Comparing the Nexplanon Implant and the Mirena IUD

When it comes to birth control, you can choose from many options that provide the same benefit. Learn the differences between the Nexplanon Implant and the Mirena IUD.

Asthma Proper Kids

Understanding Your Child’s Asthma and Proper Inhaler Technique

If an asthma inhaler is not used correctly, your child will not receive enough medication and will not get relief from an asthma attack.

Seasonal Depression

Surprising Mental Health Disorders that Peak During the Spring

It is not uncommon for certain mental health disorders to peak during various parts of the year. For many, a change in seasons can cause a decline in their mental health and mood.

Self Care

Developing a Self-Care Ritual

Making time to take care of yourself is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your overall health and well-being, yet many neglect self-care on a regular basis

Anxious Child

Helping Your Child Manage Anxiety

If your child seems to struggle with excessive worry or has an anxiety disorder, it can be hard to help them remain calm, stay focused, and engage in day-to-day life.

Open Angle Glaucoma

What is Open-Angle Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases characterized by higher than normal pressure inside of the eye. This increased pressure causes a gradual loss of sight, which is one of the first symptoms patients will have. Open-angle glaucoma is most common type of glaucoma.

Add Years To Life

Add a Decade to Your Life With These Healthy Habits

If you’re wondering how you can live a longer, healthier life, take a look at the following healthy habits. Some are very easy to adopt, and research shows they can add as much as a decade to your life.

Natl Nutrition Month

5 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Nutrition

March marks National Nutrition Month. Proper nutrition remains important, not only for our physical health, but for our mental health, memory, and ability to comprehend. Here are five easy things you can do to improve your nutrition.

Ms Month

When to Suspect MS

An MS (multiple sclerosis) diagnosis can elude patients and their clinicians for a long time before finally being uncovered. MS Awareness Week is March 7-13. Consider the telltale signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, as well as some of its lesser-known presentations.

Migraine Pain

Current and Emerging Migraine Treatments

Migraines are a serious public health concern in the United States, especially in women. In 2016, migraines accounted for 4 million emergency department (ED) visits. Headaches were the third most common reason for ED visits in females aged 15 to 64.

Heart Healthy Life

Heart Care Is Self-Care: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month and a good time to start incorporating heart care into your self-care habits and routines. Learn what you can do to help keep your heart healthy and prevent heart disease.

Blue Zones

The Power 9: Healthy Habits from Blue Zone Inhabitants

If you’re looking for the secret to a longer, healthier life, you may not have to look any farther than Blue Zones.

Healthy Morning

6 Tips for a Healthy Morning Routine

No matter how you structure your morning routine, the important thing is to create one that works for you.

Realistic Goals

How to Set Realistic Resolutions After a Pandemic

With the start of a new year come new feelings of hope and encouragement. Consider the following when setting and working toward your 2021 resolutions to help increase your odds of success.

Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine

Functional Medicine identifies the root cause of conditions by understanding the biochemical imbalance of a patient. Conventional Medicine is based on a science that evaluates the human body, its disorders, and applies proven medical treatments to combat patient ailments. But which one is right for you?

Dementia Preventia

6 Ways to Prevent Dementia

Healthy habits such as exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, and controlling your weight are good for your physical health. They’re also good for your brain.

Mood Food Two

Foods That Can Support Your Mental Health

While it may be tempting to turn to comfort foods during periods of depression or anxiety, eating a diet high in beneficial nutrients has been linked to better mental well-being.

Get Happy

The Simple, Free, and Easy Way to Improve Your Mental Health

With everything that is happening in the world today, it is no wonder that people are struggling with their mental health.

Mood Food

A Dietician's Guide to Foods That Improve Your Mood

Research is constantly exploring the many factors that contribute to mental health and mood disorders and diet happens to be one of them.


National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: New Breast Cancer Treatments

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, over 250,000 women in the United States get breast cancer, and nearly 20% die from this disease.


COVID-19 Family Health Activities

Many of us are working from home while also managing our children’s educations, attempting to maintain previous levels of productivity while simultaneously managing our anxieties.


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