Healthy Reasons

If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, it’s important to keep these conditions under control to prevent developing chronic kidney disease. For
David Southren, MD, FACC
Until recently, it has been difficult for doctors to determine which patients may develop heart disease years from now, and prevent it from occurring
The symptoms of hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid disease, can be similar to those of menopause and many other health conditions. But unlike
No matter how healthy you are the rest of the year, getting sick in the winter may seem unavoidable. But there are steps you can take to boost your
A number of new medications for type 2 diabetes have become available in recent years, giving people with the disease a wider range of options for
Influenza season is almost upon us. Dana Corriel, MD, Director of Quality for Highland Medical, P.C., and board-certified internist at Pearl River
The death rate from breast cancer has been declining in recent years, and mammography—which can catch the disease earlier, at a more curable stage—
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder with a variety of treatments. Medication is often needed, but lifestyle changes such as losing
Ovarian cancer is a disease of vague symptoms, which can be similar to those of stomach problems. Unlike cancers of the breast, colon, or cervix,
When you visit your doctor to get your annual flu shot this fall, ask whether there are other vaccinations you should be getting. “It’s well known

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