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Encouraging Facts About an Abnormal Pap Smear

A Pap smear, also known as a Pap test, is a procedure used to determine if you have cervical cancer. Millions of women get through this test with no difficulties, but if you end up with an abnormal result, it may not be as bad as you think.

Aug 8th, 2022
5 Foods That Promote Strong, Healthy Bones

One of the most important things you can do for your long-term health is take care of your bones. There are many habits that can help with maintaining your bones, and several foods that can keep them strong.

Jul 12th, 2022
How Losing Weight Impacts Your Mental Health

Obesity is a very common condition that millions of people struggle with. Most see the immediate physical benefits of losing weight, but shedding the pounds can have a powerful impact on your mental health as well.

Jun 4th, 2022
Who's at Risk for Gout?

Gout is a form of arthritis that creates intense pain in your joints, often in your big toe. But what causes gout, and who’s more likely to get it? Read on to find out more about the risk and effects of gout on your body.

May 10th, 2022
How You Can Get More B12

Regardless of what foods you eat out of need or preference, vitamins are important in balancing your diet and staying healthy. Vitamin B12, for example, is necessary to your health for a variety of reasons. Read on to find out why and how you can get more.

Apr 12th, 2022
Complications of High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a very common condition that can do serious damage to your body if left unchecked. Read on to find out about the complications of this condition, so you can avoid them.

Mar 24th, 2022
How Do I Know if I'm at a Healthy Weight?

There are a lot of health conditions that share obesity as an underlying cause, so reaching a healthy weight is vital to your long-term health. But what is a healthy weight for you? Is it the same for everyone?

Feb 14th, 2022
The Link Between Smoking and Cholesterol

It’s common knowledge that smoking causes a variety of life threatening conditions, but did you know that smoking can also affect your cholesterol? Read on to find out more about the link between smoking and your cholesterol levels.

Jan 5th, 2022
3 Health Issues Men Must Know About

As we get older, there are a number of conditions to look out for, and some impact men more than women. Let’s have a look at some diseases and other issues men should be careful to know the signs for and avoid.

Dec 7th, 2021
Mental and Emotional Health Benefits of Losing Weight

The struggle to lose weight and keep it off can take a toll on you. But getting through the difficulties can provide many mental and emotional benefits. Read on to find out what weight loss can do for your mental well-being.

Nov 4th, 2021
What To Expect During a Treadmill Stress Test

Taking care of your heart is very important to your overall health, and when you’re going for a physical exam, a treadmill test is useful in determining how well your cardiovascular system is doing. Keep reading to find out what to expect.

Oct 5th, 2021
How To Lower Your High Blood Pressure

Managing your health is vital to avoid issues like high blood pressure or hypertension. This condition can lead to problems with your heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes. In order to avoid these problems, find out how you can lower blood pressure.

Sep 6th, 2021
How an Executive Physical Works

Annual physicals are a part of life for most patients. But, if you’re on the go and don’t have time to get in your physical and related screenings, it might be time to consider an executive physical.

Aug 5th, 2021
The Solution for Your Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 is important to your body for a wide variety of reasons, and not getting enough of it can lead to anemia, nervous system disorders, and other conditions. Keep reading to find out how to make sure you’re getting enough Vitamin B12.

Jul 20th, 2021
What Women Need To Know About Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a reality for everyone as they get older, but it affects older women far more than any other demographic. Find out what causes you to lose bone mass and what can be done to manage it.

May 4th, 2021
Foods To Avoid if You Have Gout

Gout is an inflammation of the joint that left unchecked can do permanent damage. This common condition is easily treated if caught early and can be prevented with careful attention to your diet. Find out what foods to avoid to maintain good health.

Apr 1st, 2021
How To Prep for Your Stress Test

There are a number of ways to monitor your heart health. For example, a stress test. This test detects potential problems with your heart, so you can take steps to treat the issue. Interested in a stress test? Here’s what you need to know.

Mar 4th, 2021
Are You Prediabetic?

Type 2 diabetes is a major problem that millions of people deal with every day. However, many don’t know they have diabetes or that they’re prediabetic. But, what does it really mean to be prediabetic? Keep reading to learn more!

Feb 3rd, 2021
What’s Good Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a substance that can get out of control and cause many problems for your body. But not all cholesterol is bad. Read on to find out more about what good cholesterol is and what it can do for you.

Jan 1st, 2021
Understanding High Cholesterol

Having high cholesterol is linked to many life-threatening conditions, like stroke, heart attack, or coronary artery disease. Understanding what high cholesterol means will help you make lifestyle changes that could potentially save your life.

Oct 1st, 2020
What’s Included in a Female Executive Physical?

Female executive physicals are a great way for women to check-in on their health and gain a deeper understanding of their bodies. Keep reading to learn more about this type of physical and how you can benefit!

Sep 15th, 2020
What Causes High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure impacts millions of people nationwide and can lead to worse complications and other conditions. Read on to find out the causes and treatments of high blood pressure.

Aug 13th, 2020
Internal Medicine and COVID-19: What You Should Know

With over three million COVID-19 cases still active, it’s important to protect yourself, and other people, from catching the deadly virus. Keep reading to learn more about COVID-19 and steps you can take to lower your risk of catching it.

Jul 15th, 2020
The Many Benefits of B-12

B vitamins are essential for maintaining good health, especially B-12. This vitamin supports cell growth, metabolism, and several tissues in the body. Keep reading to learn why you need B-12 to stay healthy.

Jun 15th, 2020
Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Often

If you’re sexually active, you likely know the importance of using protection and getting tested. But, who's at more risk, and how often should people get tested for STDs? Keep reading to find out more.

May 20th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Vaccinations

There’s a lot of false information surrounding vaccinations and whether they’re effective or not. To make the best decision for your health, it’s important to know the facts. Keep reading to learn the truth about vaccines.

Apr 21st, 2020
The Differences Between Good and Bad Cholesterol

You’ve likely heard it’s unhealthy to have high cholesterol. This may be confusing if you’ve also heard there’s both “good” and “bad” cholesterol. Read on to learn the difference.

Feb 1st, 2020
Lifestyle Modifications to Improve Your Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can be tough to hear, but it doesn’t have to be tough to live with. There are many ways you can improve your diabetes with simple lifestyle changes. Read on to learn more about living with diabetes.

Jan 1st, 2020
Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions

Losing weight isn’t just about looking good in your favorite pair of jeans. Of course everyone wants to look good in their clothes, but there are far greater reasons to lose weight, such as lessening your chances of developing health problems.

Dec 1st, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

Regular Pap smears are the best way to monitor your gynecologic health. If you’ve received an abnormal result from your Pap smear, you may be anxious and confused. Read on to learn what it means and what you should do next.

Nov 1st, 2019
5 Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and seeing your doctor routinely can help lower your risk for osteoporosis. Find out more about what you can do to prevent osteoporosis in your future.

Oct 1st, 2019
What’s an Executive Physical?

As an executive, you face near-endless demands on your time. We can help make one aspect of your schedule easier to manage with our executive physical. Here’s what you need to know.

Sep 1st, 2019
The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

Diabetes affects more than 30 million people in the United States. Obesity affects nearly 100 million. Learn how the two conditions are connected, and how to reduce your risk of both.

Aug 2nd, 2019
Top 5 Reasons Why High Cholesterol Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Suspecting you have high cholesterol or receiving confirmation you have it can be very upsetting. But, you should never ignore your high cholesterol. Find out how you’re putting your body — and life — at risk if you ignore your high cholesterol.

Jun 21st, 2019
The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

With more than 30 million adults in the United States with diabetes, it’s a fairly common condition. Are you concerned that you might be at risk of developing the disease? Learn the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

May 13th, 2019
Here’s What Stress Does To Your Blood Pressure

There’s no doubt that stress plays a role in your health. Find out more about the connection between everyday, or situational, stress and high blood pressure, and what you can do to help control it.

Jul 10th, 2019