Depression and Parkinson's
Jul 7 2015

Is there a link between depression and developing Parkinson’s disease?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Up to 60 percent of people who are living with Parkinson’s disease experience mild to moderate symptoms of depression and anxiety. But a new study has found data... Read More

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Jul 21 2015

New treatment approaches could improve ovarian cancer outcomes

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Because the symptoms of ovarian cancer can be subtle and can also be caused by other, less serious health issues such as gastrointestinal problems, chronic back pain and... Read More

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Nov 12 2013

Pre-surgery drug may help women battle aggressive breast cancer

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted fast track approval for the biologic, targeted cancer drug pertuzumab, known by the brand name PerjetaR, to treat HER2-positive... Read More

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effective weight loss
Aug 13 2019

Ask these questions when looking for a safe and effective weight loss plan

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn, MD

If you’re overweight, losing even a relatively small amount of weight has many health benefits, from lowering blood pressure and the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and some... Read More

treatment for early stage breast cancer
Oct 6 2015

Study raises questions about how to treat the earliest stage of breast cancer

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Each year, about 60,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Many of them undergo surgery,... Read More

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cancer treatment
Feb 14 2017

In heart disease, genes are not necessarily destiny

Health Risk Management  •  By Miles Varn

Researchers have discovered that a number of genetic mutations are associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, which is one reason why knowing your family history... Read More

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health information online
Dec 19 2017

How to find reliable health information online

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

It’s after midnight and your child has an odd rash and fever. Your doctor just told you that you may have an autoimmune disorder. You’re looking for options... Read More

overcoming a family history of heart disease
Apr 10 2018

Can you lower your risk if you have a family history of heart disease?

Disease Management  •  By Susan Walker

If your parents and grandparents had heart disease, you might assume that family history means you’re destined for the same diagnosis. Although your genes do play a role... Read More

Treatment for heart disease
Dec 15 2015

Men and women may need different treatment for heart failure

Disease Management, Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

If you have heart failure, you receive essentially the same treatment whether you’re a man or a woman. But a new study conducted by researchers at the Johns... Read More

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