Why evidence-based diets work better
Feb 9 2016

Want to Lose Weight? Try an Evidence-Based Plan

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

There are many different ways to lose weight, but how do you know which ones will help you achieve healthy weight loss and maintain your weight for the long term?... Read More

What you can do to be healthier during cancer treatment
Feb 2 2016

Proactive steps you can take to improve your health during cancer treatment

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment, there are a number of things you can do to take good care of yourself and improve your overall wellness.... Read More

long-term care
Jan 26 2016

What Questions Should You Ask When Choosing a Healthcare Proxy?

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

What would happen if you weren’t able to make healthcare decisions for yourself? Who would you want to make these important decisions for you? It’s a topic you should consider... Read More

How women can make sure they get the best care after a heart attack
Jan 19 2016

The questions women should ask to make sure they get the best care after a heart attack

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the U.S., with more women than men dying of the disease each year. A recent presentation of study... Read More

What is off label drug use?
Jan 12 2016

The Benefits and Risks of “Off Label” Drug Use

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Why would a physician prescribe an antidepressant to treat migraines? That type of prescribing is known as off label use. Off label means prescribing a drug for uses that have... Read More

Could you handle a medical emergency while traveling?
Dec 29 2015

How to handle a medical emergency while you’re traveling

Travel Health  •  By Miles Varn

With all the planning that goes into travel, people usually spend very little time thinking about how they would deal with a medical emergency if faced with one while away... Read More

Happy holidays from PinnacleCare
Dec 22 2015

Happy Holidays from PinnacleCare

Blog  •  By Miles Varn

All of us at PinnacleCare wish you and your family the healthiest and happiest of holiday seasons. We hope you have the time to relax and enjoy quality time with... Read More

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 urinary tract... Read More

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managing migrains
Jul 14 2015

What you need to know to manage migraine better

Disease Management  •  By Susan Walker

If you’re among the 36 million people in the U.S. who have migraines, you know that it’s important to learn what you can do to manage these often debilitating headaches.... Read More

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Why you shouldn't make decisions based on healthcare costs alone
Jul 12 2016

Why you shouldn’t make choices on healthcare costs alone

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

As healthcare costs and the average deductible and copay continue to rise, you may be looking for ways to lower the amount you’re paying for the care you receive. A... Read More