November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Noninvasive heart treatment helps patients live active lives

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When treating cancer, the most convenient treatments are not always better

We are living in a remarkable age in the battle against cancer. Just a few decades ago, cancer was considered a terminal illness. More...

Fitness

Chart your holiday fitness course now

OMG! The Orvis Ultimate Gift Guide, Holiday 2012 catalog just arrived. Like the small tropical depression destined to become a category 3 hurricane, the whirlwind of the holiday season will soon be upon us. More...

Get thinner and healthier — faster and more affordably

I f you are obese, you are not alone. More than one third of American adults (more than 72 million people), and 17 percent of children aged 2 to 19 years are affected. More...

Hospital Updates

Creating a new experience at Bayshore Community Hospital

Over the last year we’ve used this column to outline how we’re “Creating a New Experience” at Bayshore Community Hospital.We’ve highlighted our new leadership team, a number of new initiatives for nurses and team members More...

Hear now … and always

Riverview Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer the latest advancement to reverse single-sided deafness

Sound is our lifeline to the world around us, helping us participate in an active and social life. It allows us to hear laughter and joy from our family, friends and loved ones. More...

Thirty minutes or less: CentraState offers quick responses to pediatric emergencies

When your child is sick or injured, as a parent a quick response is key.At CentraState Medical Center’s Emergency Department, your child will be seen by a nurse within 15 minutes of arrival and a board-certified pediatrician or nurse practition More...

A nutty weight-loss idea

Eating high-fat nuts could improve the functions of your body

Being a health nut is a lifestyle people will want to embrace — literally. More...

Are we becoming out of touch?

We live in a fast-paced world.We run to work, to school, to do our shopping. More...

Epidural steroids: are they really all bad?

For the last few weeks, the nation and the medical community have been shocked by the reports of a meningitis outbreak resulting from contaminated steroids administered in epidural injections.This has been linked to a compounding pharmaceutical lab a More...

Medical Info

Children’s urinary difficulties not related to choice of toilet training method

Parents: stop worrying about which toilet training method to use. Where urinary accidents in children are concerned, it doesn’t matter. This clearly-stated message, published Nov.  More...

3D is becoming popular in classrooms for visual learning

3D is not just for movies and entertainment anymore. It is now used to enhance classroom learning. More...

Physical therapy offers a safe and effective alternative to drugs in treating low back pain

A n investigative report published in 2008 in the New York Times highlights the alarming increase in methadone prescriptions for the treatment of chronic spinal pain.The result has been a shocking increase in methadone-related deaths.  More...