Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Quick trip from video visit to OR

Peter Cramer wanted to put off medical assistance for severe pain―until a friend referred him to MedNow. A few hours later, he was in surgery.

February 15, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

February 13, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

February 8, 2017 2

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

February 2, 2017 0

‘It’s absolutely exciting’

New device gives rehabilitation patients and staff a backboard boost.

January 27, 2017 0

Pediatricians say no to wearable baby monitors

Sensors in infant clothing that track vitals can cause unnecessary alarm.

January 27, 2017 0

Is an IUD the right choice for you?

Ladies, know the facts to help you decide.

January 26, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘By the grace of God’

When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.

January 25, 2017 23
PATIENT STORY

‘Extraordinarily gratifying’

A new study finds cancer death rates in the U.S. dropped 20 percent.

January 24, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘There’s nothing more they can do’

Despite a terminal diagnosis, a new airway stent program extends Dwayne Scheidel's life.

January 19, 2017 14

The Tetris test

Researchers study how playing video games can lead to brain evolution.

January 19, 2017 1