Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
10 Things your Massage Therapist Wants you to Know.
Being an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), you see all kinds of people, conditions and concerns. From routine, to severe, to weird, to even funny. In my practice, I’ve started to see some common r...
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.
10 Vegetables That Can Substitute for Meat
Pretty much anything you used to eat can be made with plant-based ingredients – even really meaty dishes like burgers, meatballs, and Buffalo wings. Get your veg on with these 10 substitutes.
Treating depression: Tips for primary care physicians
Primary care physicians face challenges when treating depression. Here are a few strategies for providing more comprehensive treatment.
New stroke guidelines mean a longer window for life-saving treatment
Published May 2, 2018 Patients could get treated 24 hours later With a stroke , every minute counts. The sooner you act, the better the chance of survival, and the easier it is to prevent long-term disability. But new guidelines expand the window of treatment after the onset of symptoms from six to 24 hours “The new expanded treatment window for strokes could mean the difference between a person becoming disabled for the rest of their life and making a full recovery,” said Clemens Schirmer, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Geisinger. “While it’s still imperative to treat a stroke as soon as possible, and not everyone is a good candidate for this wider treatment window, it could be a life-saving change for some people who suffer strokes.” There are two types of strokes: ischemic…
Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
Slideshow: Simple Exercises for Joint Health
WebMD shows you simple exercises to help your joints stay strong and healthy.
How certified behavioral health homes help clients with serious mental illness
The approach “puts the patient at the center and wraps all the needs around that patient, rather than doing it the old way, forcing a patient to interact with an existing medical structure or system.”
Vascular Surgeon Reveals How Vein Treatment helps Varicose Veins
A vein doctor provides safe and effective vein treatment to relieve symptoms of a variety of vein problems, including varicose veins and spider veins.