Family Health Blog
Recent health news, buzzworthy medical blogs, and personal wellness advice curated by our PinnacleCare team and our CEO, Dr. Miles Varn.
Topic: Organ Transplants
Receiving a diagnosis of a serious illness can be overwhelming. Most people aren’t sure what to do next and simply follow their doctor’s treatment recommendations. But if your condition isn’t an emergency, like a heart attack or stroke, you may want to take some time to get a second opinion on your diagnosis and treatment... Read More
You may have read articles in the news or seen TV commercials about new treatments for the hepatitis C virus and wondered, “Am I at risk for this disease?” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2.7 million to 3.9 million people in the U.S. are living with active, chronic hepatitis... Read More
If your physician told you that you needed an organ transplant, would you know how to navigate the complex process of choosing a transplant program and surgeon? Fortunately, there are several resources you can turn to for help. One good place to start exploring and evaluating transplant programs is the non-profit United Network for Organ... Read More