While diabetes is a serious condition, it is manageable — especially if diagnosed early. Here are tips for managing it in daily life.
Common golfing injuries
Golfing injuries are common and can be disabling, particularly for the avid golfer.
Ultrasonographer (1st shift (4) 10 hour days)-Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA
Department: Hours: (4) 10 hour days (8:00am-6:30pm) with rotating day off, call rotation, holiday call Board-eligible or RVT certified by ARDMS within 1.5 months of hire. Board-eligible or certified in Abdomen and OB/GYN by ARDMS preferred. Certification in BCLS within 6 months of hire.
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
Cardiologist shares advice for heart health
Dr. Christopher Allen, cardiologist, explains how heart health and heart symptoms are different for men and women.
How Rappers Are Destigmatizing Mental Illness
Rap has taken major strides simply by talking about it
Sleep apnea influences how the brain works
New research finds that looking at chemicals in the brain could help those who suffer from sleep apnea.
10 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Learn why it's important to look beyond memory loss to know whether a loved one may have Alzheimer's disease.
What Resources Do Families Have for Financial Emergencies?
For the typical family, earnings have grown little over the past decade and income has frequently been volatile, with more than half of U.S. households reporting that income or expenses vary from month to month. Income alone, however, no matter how consistent, does not guarantee that households can accumulate a sufficient financial cushion to protect themselves from the unexpected. One in 3 American families reports having no savings, including 1 in 10 of those with incomes of more than $100,000 a year. Lack of savings tops the list of financial worries of many households and affects families at all income levels. The findings in this issue brief reveal that a significant portion of the population is…
Forrest General’s first group of residents completes 3-year residency program
The five resident physicians all passed their boards and will continue to serve communities in Mississippi.