While Sunday mornings are often days to start out slowly, here’s a novel concept:
When you go to your doctor for a procedure, say an endoscopy or colonoscopy, it’s good to know that the doc is technically proficient.
Did you know that women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? That discrepancy may be part of the reason men die at higher rates than women from nine of the t…
It was a tricky moment. I was sitting in a coffee shop … pastry shop, actually. In walks a former patient who had come to me for weight management. As she walked to a table with her soda and doughnut, she pretended not to see me. I did the same. Awkward.
Living a happy life isn’t easy.
Dog owners, maybe you already know this, but your furry friend might be making you more active.
Yep, the science of nutrition can be frustrating, when the answers we get from experts are not as easy as “Eat this, not that.” In fact, as we learn more about the complexities of the food we ingest, advice on what to eat is more apt to be, “Well … it depends.”
Weighing in at just 8.6 ounces, Saybie is believed to be the smallest baby ever to survive a premature birth.
Happiness and mental well-being have been top of mind at the Aging and Disability Resource Center since 2012.
Being alert and sensitive to one’s surroundings is usually good thing. But for some, it can be a detriment.
For Cynthia Howard, some days it’s hard to stand for 30 minutes to make dinner, but this Saturday, she’s going to be moving mountains.
Although it snowed 10 days ago, plants are bravely sending out buds for leaves and flowers. While colorful — and hope inspiring — this means that those who suffer from spring allergies are getting ready for nature’s next round of pollen-induced misery.
For Dr. Mary Eldridge, the motivating factor for bringing Walk with a Doc to Kenosha was learning about the benefits of exercise as outlined in the newly released second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines suggest that for optimal health, children and ad…
Every morning at home, Dr. Mary Eldridge starts her day with mindful meditation.
Got pain? Toothache, lower back discomfort?
Memory care director Mari Pat McAuliff is passionate about the needs of people with dementia and those who care for them.
Overlooking Lake Michigan, the view from the top of the US Bank Center in Milwaukee is breathtaking — especially if you walk the building’s 47 floors to get there.
When he was a teen, Tony Allen struggled with obesity. “I was into sports, but I was really into food,” he said.
Do you suffer from trauma?
What does compliance packaging mean to Julie Veltus?
Improved systems of medication management and increased communication with pharmacists are helping to make the world of pharmacy a kinder, gentler place.
Kimberly Schneider will never know what caused the death of her 4-year-old daughter, Livy.
In our busy world we often hear our clients tell us that they are “too busy” for planning, organizing, taking care of themselves, and more.
They come in flavors like mango, banana and lemon berry and their dispensers be customized with images of cultural icons like Captain America and Cap’n Crunch.
I am typically not much of a follow-through-er.
This time of year includes more weeknights and weekends filled with get-togethers of family, friends, co-workers, acquaintances and other assemblages of people you may not see all the time. Throw in all the additional cooking, baking, shopping, spending, eating, drinking and general merrimen…
Picture if you will, the classic cliché of a visit to the psychiatrist: an elderly man looking like Sigmund Freud sits with a notebook in back of a patient stretched out on a couch in a studiously appointed office. The patient talks, the doctor makes notes and may or may not issue a prescrip…
Heart failure is an unfortunate reality for many Americans. More than 5 million residents suffer from the chronic condition, brought on from years of wear and tear on the heart from a variety of reasons.
It’s hard to keep a good doctor down.
What does Chinese medicine have to say about the common cold?
Sometimes it starts with “just feeling crummy”; other times it’s that faintly metallic taste in the back of your throat.
Question: I recently spent $4.50 for a 1.75-ounce tub of Vicks VapoRub (brand name). When I read the ingredients, I noticed that after “camphor” it says “(synthetic).” I wrote to the company, and the response was, “We have used synthetic camphor since 2004/2005.”
Dr. David Curry is a “minimally invasive image-guided proceduralist,” also known as a physician who practices interventional radiology.
“It’s the closest thing to a miracle they let us do in a hospital.”
Three weeks ago today, Bob Nelson was in the hospital in excruciating pain from a compression fracture of a vertebra in his spine.
Question: I have had pain in many parts of my body for years. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, as my pain increased, I just dealt with it because I seem to have so many side effects from medications.
Sally Hayward is intimately familiar with the problems that can arise from becoming cut off from the outside world.
To make your later years “golden years,” it is best not to be all alone.
Question: I am a nurse who has smoked for 17 years. I used to enjoy it. As a single mom, smoking sometimes felt like my only friend.
Stephanie Mortensen believes that when it comes to accidents and other disasters, you cannot be prepared enough.
Stop the bleeding first.