Children who play outdoors need to be careful to avoid heat-related illnesses.
Jun 17 2014

Heat-related illness: 5 tips for staying safe as temperatures rise

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

The warm summer months are a time for your children to enjoy the outdoors. They may participate in summer camp, off-season athletic training, family hikes or days at the park... Read More

Topics:
Injury prevention is pivotal in youth sports.
Jun 30 2014

How to Prevent 5 of the Most Common Kids’ Sports Injuries

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Every year, more than 38 million children and adolescents in the U.S. play organized sports, as estimated by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). If... Read More

<span class=If you know someone who’s living with cognitive impairment, you’re aware that the condition can pose new challenges in everyday life. However, recent research suggests that people with cognitive impairment..." draggable="false">
Sep 18 2014

Know someone with cognitive impairment? Beware of stroke

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

If you know someone who’s living with cognitive impairment, you’re aware that the condition can pose new challenges in everyday life. However, recent research suggests that people with cognitive impairment... Read More

Topics:
best dietary supplements
Nov 6 2014

Are you buying the right dietary supplements?

Integrative Medicine  •  By Michael Scott

Fifty-six percent of adults in the U.S. make dietary supplements a part of their daily regimen for healthy living. Ideally, you’d be able to get all the nutrients you need... Read More

How to choose a new doctor
Jan 27 2015

5 questions to ask when selecting a doctor

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Whether you’re moving and need to find a primary care physician or pediatrician near your new home, have a new insurance plan that your old physician doesn’t accept or need... Read More

Topics:
Safer transitions from hospital to home
May 10 2016

Hospital to home: Making the transition safer

Disease Management  •  By Susan Walker

There’s a great deal of information you need to understand when you or a loved one makes the transition from the hospital to home after inpatient treatment. Unfortunately, being discharged... Read More

Topics:
Cancer Treatment decisions
May 28 2015

How to make an informed cancer treatment decision

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, there are several decisions you need to make about what treatment plan to follow and what physician and... Read More

Topics: ,
preventing skin cancer
Jun 18 2015

Could a simple vitamin pill help prevent skin cancer?

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

Every year, more new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed than the number of new cases of breast, colon, prostate and lung cancer combined. New research may have found a... Read More

Topics: ,
emergency room safety
Jul 23 2015

Is your child at risk for medical errors in your local emergency room?

Family Caregiving  •  By Miles Varn

If your child was seriously injured or ill, you’d most likely take him or her to the closest emergency room. But not all emergency departments (EDs) are adequately staffed and... Read More

Topics: , ,
surgical second opinion
Jul 30 2015

Three Important Reasons Why You Should Get a Medical Second Opinion

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, complex, or rare medical condition or your physician has told you that you need surgery, the next step you take should be to... Read More

Topics: , ,