Health Tips

How Safe Is Your Home?

Mar 20, 2019
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home? Our homes are full of useful things. Ingredients to cook with. Medications. Household cleaners. Styling products. Tools to fix our cars. However useful they may be, these items can...

You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR

Mar 02, 2019
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops pumping blood. It can be a lifesaver. That's because it helps keep blood flowing and therefore can extend the window for successful revival when medical help...

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...