Living Well Blog

By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
February 27, 2024
Here’s one doctor’s prescription for what patients can do to avoid burnout.Healthcare can be a real headache that’s causing many Americans to avoid going to the doctor -- and that’s not healthy.An… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 19, 2024
Snacks are a big industry in the U.S. They constitute almost 25 percent of Americans’ calories and account for one-third of daily added sugar, according to a study published in PLOS Global Public… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 18, 2024
About one million Americans live with multiple sclerosis (MS). It’s often considered a younger person’s disease, as diagnoses tend to occur between ages 20 and 40. But you can be diagnosed with MS at any age.When you’re diagnosed closer to age 50, it’s known as late onset multiple sclerosis or LOMS… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 19, 2024
Have you ever misplaced your glasses? Or walked into a room only to forget why? For years, mild forgetfulness was considered a normal part of aging often triggered by being in a noisy environment, dealing with stress or multitasking.But researchers also think these memory lapses may be an early… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 18, 2024
You’re at a sports bar and would like to get something somewhat healthy. Your first instinct may be to order a salad, but surprisingly, you might be better off with a burger. Yes, many burgers are high in saturated fat,… See more
January 18, 2024
Skin cancer occurs when damaged DNA causes abnormal cell mutations to grow indiscriminately and uncontrollably in the epidermis, the outermost skin layer. These cells can rapidly multiply forming malignant, cancerous tumors.According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 18, 2024
Methotrexate is an old drug with some seemingly new tricks. For years it has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and certain cancers as it can slow the immune response and growth of certain cells. However,… See more
December 20, 2023
If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may feel overwhelmed. Getting a new medical diagnosis is often confusing and scary. You’re probably experiencing a range of emotions as you process this new information. Read on to learn all about prediabetes: what causes it, how to work with your… See more
December 20, 2023
Because there are no symptoms associated with the condition, high cholesterol is known as a silent killer.  According to the NIH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), just over a third of U.S. adults — 86 million — have high levels of “bad cholesterol,” or LDL-C, doubling the… See more
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