Newer birth control pills may raise clot risk

'One has to weigh the benefits of using oral contraceptive pills against the risks.'

June 1, 2015 0

Can sunshine vitamin shine new light on battle with the bulge?

Study finds vitamin D supplements might help some lose weight.

May 30, 2015 0

Bone screenings in need of prioritization

Patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests.

May 28, 2015 0

An ounce of prevention goes a long way

Make changes now to prevent issues later.

May 22, 2015 0

Do you want to have a baby? Part 2

Women: It's time to chart your cycle.

May 18, 2015 3
PATIENT STORY

Act fast when you see signs of stroke

William "Bill" Boersma shares miraculous story about how he went from being a 'rag doll' after a stroke to a 'poster child.'

May 17, 2015 3

‘Thrifty’ metabolism might sabotage us

People who are obese have to work harder to win the battle with the bulge.

May 17, 2015 0

Do you know the risk factors for breast cancer?

You should. Combining this knowledge with a healthy lifestyle could save your life.

May 15, 2015 0

PTSD linked to accelerated aging?

Several studies also suggested a mild-to-moderate association between post-traumatic stress disorder and premature death.

May 13, 2015 0

Not your mother’s birth control

Half of all pregnancies are surprises. Long-acting, reversible contraceptives can change that for adults—and teens.

May 12, 2015 0

Why weight-loss surgery leans toward women

Despite their male counterparts, ladies may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity.

May 12, 2015 0

Stool alert: Know the symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

Colorectal cancer is on the rise among young adults. While reasons still not clear, there are ways to protect yourself.

May 11, 2015 0