Ever since the American College of Cardiology (ACC) & American Heart Association (ACH) came out with new blood pressure guidelines in 2017, many have … Read more about New Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Impact Over 3 million People
Does Switching from Regular Cigarettes to E-Cigarettes Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke? Think Again.
If you have ever tried to stop smoking, you know just how hard it can be. You’ve tried it all: nicotine gum, the patches, quitting cold-turkey, e-cigarettes. … Read more about Does Switching from Regular Cigarettes to E-Cigarettes Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke? Think Again.
2017 was a record-breaking year but maybe not for the reasons we would have hoped. The number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reached an all-time high … Read more about STI Rates Continue to Rise
You’re not alone! Forty percent of the U.S. population are obese and losing those extra pounds can be challenging to say the least. There are so many different … Read more about Are You Struggling with Weight Loss?
Abdominal wall hernias are fairly common, affecting 1.7 percent of people of all ages and 4 percent of people 45 and older. Inguinal hernias make up 75 percent … Read more about I have an Inguinal Hernia: Do I Need Surgery?
All medications come with a warning label. If you read the small print, you may never want to take another pill for the rest of your life. One must weigh the … Read more about Do PPIs cause Dementia?
Hepatitis B vaccinations in the past have typically been a series of three shots over a six month period but that is no longer the case. In November 2017, the … Read more about New 2 Dose Hepatitis B Vaccination
We've all heard of those people who, without fail, have high blood pressure when they come for their check-up at the doctor's office. They promise their blood … Read more about Is Checking Your BP at Doctor’s Appts Enough?