Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
A physician quits and practices medicine her way
For me, healing health care simply starts here, just between me and my patient.
National Osteopathic Medicine Week: 10 Inspiring DOs
These DOs are working hard to make positive changes in the health care system and improve the lives of patients.
What Makes a Heart Healthy Diet? Tips from a Dietician
Listen to an interview with Kim Evans, RD, from the UVM Medical Center to get tips on eating a heart healthy diet during Heart Month.
How to Get Patients to Take More Control of Their Medical Decisions
For years, people have been urged be more active in their own care. Now providers are giving them better tools to make that happen.
A Guide to Integrative Medicine for Diabetes — Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes treatment goes beyond medication. Find out about supplements for diabetes, and other forms of alternative medicine that may help improve blood sugar.
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
What is osteopathic medicine?
Martin Health Physician Group Chances are, whether you realized it or not, you have been treated by an osteopathic physician (DO) at some point. All physicians are either licensed as a medical doctor (MD) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO). Both are fully licensed physicians that can specialize in any field, perform surgeries, prescribe medications, etc. There isn’t a lot of difference between how DO’s and MD’s practice medicine today, but you may be interested to know what the difference is The story of osteopathic medicine began with Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O. Dr. Still was initially trained as a MD, but he was dissatisfied with 19th century medicine. At that time, medical doctors were very…
Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine
If you’ve recently moved to Anchorage or are looking to change your insurance coverage in 2017, finding a new doctor is probably on the horizon. It’s not the easiest