Health Tips

Is Testosterone Right for You?

Feb 26, 2019
Men can see decreased testosterone as early as age 30. However, low testosterone levels don't always mean you need treatment. Hormonal imbalances can occur at any age and affect both men and women. The primary hormone in men is...

Out with It: New Tonsillectomy Guidelines

Feb 25, 2019
There has been an update to the guidelines for surgical removal of the tonsils. The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) has published new guidelines for the surgical removal of the tonsils, a...

Know Your Rx, OTC and Vitamins

Feb 25, 2019
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, sometimes taking certain medications together can...

Fighting Perinatal Depression

Feb 21, 2019
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that clinicians provide counseling to pregnant and postpartum women who face a raised risk of depression. This recommendation also included guidance for doctors and other...

Heated Tobacco Devices: Not a Safe Option

Feb 20, 2019
New heated tobacco devices are not a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes, according to a new study. This study directly compared the lung cell damage caused by e-cigarette and cigarette use to...

Reducing Women's Cancer Risk

Feb 06, 2019
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Everyday choices can play a significant role in your risk of cancer, regardless of your gender. Here are some specific steps women can take to reduce their cancer risk. Early detection has a large...