precision medicine
Mar 24 2015

What is precision medicine and how can it affect your health?

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

With the president’s recent announcement of $215 million in funding for a new precision medicine initiative, you may have questions about what precision medicine is and wonder what effect this... Read More

doctor and patient communication information
Mar 19 2015

How to talk to your doctor to get the information you need

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

An appointment with your physician is an opportunity to raise questions and gather information that can help you better manage any diseases or chronic conditions you live with and learn... Read More

What questions should you ask when cancer treatment ends?
Mar 17 2015

8 questions should you ask after cancer treatment ends

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

If you or a member of your family has undergone treatment for cancer, you’ve spent a lot of time with specialists who have carefully monitored your response to treatment, helped... Read More

Spring Allergies
Mar 12 2015

Spring allergies? These naturopathic treatments can help

Complementary & Integrative Medicine, Wellness  •  By Michael Scott

It’s finally getting warmer and spring is on the way. While it’s great to be able to spend time enjoying the outdoors, for the more than 40 million Americans who... Read More

protect against medical errors
Mar 10 2015

The 6 keys to preventing dangerous medical errors

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

When you think about the top causes of death in the U.S., what likely springs to mind are diseases like cancer and heart disease and car accidents. While heart disease... Read More

protect against diseases
Mar 5 2015

Are you protected against diseases common at these spring break destinations?

Travel Health  •  By Michael Scott

If spring break travel is in your plans, it’s important to know what health problems you could be exposed to and how you can protect yourself. There are a number... Read More

second opinion protects from incorrect diagnosis
Mar 3 2015

Five situations when second opinions matter most

Second Opinion  •  By Miles Varn

A second opinion can be one of the most valuable tools you have to ensure that you’re getting the most accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Misdiagnosis is more common than... Read More

Informed medical decisions
Feb 26 2015

Three Keys steps for making Informed Medical Decision

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Every year, there are new options for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and health issues. Having a variety of choices, however, can make the process of making medical... Read More

Women and heart disease
Feb 24 2015

Women and heart disease : An interview with cardiologist and author Nieca Goldberg, MD

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

February is American Heart Month, so we talked with respected cardiologist and author Nieca Goldberg, MD. She shared her expert advice on the steps every woman should take to lower... Read More

liquid biopsy
Jun 23 2015

“Liquid biopsy” may help monitor cancer treatment effectiveness

Personalized Healthcare  •  By Miles Varn

Biopsies are frequently used as a tool to monitor whether cancer treatment is working and whether the disease has developed resistance to current treatment. But researchers have been looking for... Read More