Click here to see if you qualify for this clinical trial opportunity. Today, 1.6 million Americans suffer with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis (UC) – collectively know as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD is a chronic, relapsing, debilitating disease associated with both environmental and genetic factors. It affects 1 in 200 Americans (80,000 children) at […]

Music has a powerful effect on our emotions. We often listen to music that reflects what we are feeling. For example, if you feel happy, you’ll likely listen to joyful music, or if you feel sad you might listen to something more soothing and somber. We can also use music to evoke a desired emotion. […]

Are you doing the “Daily 4” when it comes to your dental health? During National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), we challenge you to enhance or maintain good oral health. The four components of good oral health maintenance are: Brushing teeth twice daily Flossing every day Rinsing with antimicrobial mouth rinse Chewing sugar-free gum During your dental office visit, start […]

Every year for the past 25 years, I’ve been getting a mammogram. Ten years ago, a mammography technologist mentioned that I had dense breast tissue. She never expanded on that, and I didn’t think anything of it. But three years ago, her comment re-surfaced in my mind; “what did that mean?”  My gut was telling […]

Abnormal blood clots can form in your veins (blood vessels returning blood to the heart) or arteries (blood vessels taking blood away from the heart). In this article we will talk about clots in the veins, also called “venous thrombosis.” About 1% of hospitalizations in the United States are for venous blood clots making them […]

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 20 percent of people over the age of 55 experience some form of mental health condition, such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, cognition issues and depression. Depression is the most common and also very treatable. Unfortunately, the elderly are often resistant to seeking treatment because […]

August is World Breastfeeding Month, a time when the world celebrates how breastfeeding contributes to the health of mothers and babies in every country, including well-resourced countries. The theme of this year’s celebration is SUSTAINABILITY and how breastfeeding links to Sustainability Development Goals, like reduction of poverty, reducing inequalities, zero hunger and sustainable cities and […]

What does mindfulness look like to you? Maybe it’s taking a walk outside and focusing on the sounds of nature around you and how your feet feel with each step. Maybe it’s spending a few minutes before eating a meal appreciating the smells and colors of the food on your plate. Or perhaps it’s taking two […]

Today’s tracking apps can be very helpful. In fact, tracking is one of the best tools you can use to monitor health and wellness beacause it helps you to catch when things aren’t going so well. So, try one of these weight loss and maintenance apps today to keep your weight under control! Calorie Counter Compatible: with Apple, […]