December 23, 2019
Fact or Fiction: Colorectal Cancer
Cancer can be a difficult subject to discuss, and no form of cancer causes more conversational discomfort than colorectal cancer – largely because the screening is often viewed as invasive, uncomfortable, and too overwhelming to consider.
July 14, 2016
Young Women and the Adolescent Years: How You Can Help
Adolescents, both male and female, experience a host of changes during their pre-teen and teen years. But for young ladies, puberty can be an especially trying time that deserves the attention and compassion of a parent, caregiver, or other trusted adult to help guide them through these formative years.
August 11, 2015
Heart Health: Life-Saving Numbers to Know
The old adage “If you have your health, you have everything” is a reminder to all of us that we need to do all we can to stay healthy. Sadly, the message doesn’t usually hit home until after we’ve been diagnosed with a serious condition such as heart disease or diabetes. So, in the face…
February 27, 2015
Comparing Hospital Quality, Experience, Outcomes and Cost
Almost everyone requires treatment in a hospital at one time or another. However, not all hospitals are created equal, which is why it’s important that you, as a health care consumer, know how to compare hospital quality, experience, outcomes, and cost. We can help by giving you the resources to make the best decisions for you….
June 12, 2014
Caring for Your Elders: How to Choose a Nursing Home
Caring for an aging loved one can be difficult in a lot of ways; aside from demands on your time and money, it can be an emotionally trying experience. The decision to put an elderly parent into a nursing home is not an easy one, so when the time is right, you want to be…
May 30, 2014
Understanding Electronic Health Records
What are Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Health Records? Every time you visit the doctor or a hospital, notes are made in your patient chart — everything from the way you present to the doctor or nurse to what your diagnosis is and what prescriptions were written. We have all been asked to complete a…