Posted: Thursday - June 19, 2008
Sunshine peaks tomorrow, the longest day of the year. Yet health professionals increasingly warn that old sol is as much foe as friend, especially during the next few weeks.
Posted: Thursday - June 5, 2008
Memorial Health Care System recently began operating the area’s first dedicated breast MRI scanner, a device that extends local doctors’ ability to prevent and evaluate breast cancers.
Posted: Wednesday - Dec. 26, 2007
Allergy Shots or Allergy Drops
Posted: Thursday - Dec. 14, 2006
By Krys T. Alimurka, M.D. Roughly 50 million Americans currently suffer from allergies. Of that number, only 5 percent receive treatment that can actually alter the underlying disease. The other 95 percent-more than 47 million people-either suffer
Posted: Wednesday - Oct. 4, 2006
By Susan Raschal, D.O. Over the past several months there has been increased media coverage of allergy drops, a newly publicized method for the treatment of allergies. Allergy drops, also known as Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT), are designed
Posted: Thursday - Sept. 28, 2006
By Patricia McLelland, M.D. If you have experienced menstrual cramps, you are not alone. Most women experience cramping at some point in their lives. In fact, it is the most common cause of missed school or work in young women. There are two
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 30, 2006
By Helen Furr, M.D. Mothers, what would you say if someone told you that your little girl could get immunization against a virus that can eventually lead to cervical cancer? What if they then told you that the virus is most commonly transmitted
Posted: Thursday - Aug. 17, 2006
By Patricia McLelland, M.D. In recent years, medical information about menopause and hormones has changed rapidly and many women are confused. Before 2002, hormones were the standard recommendation for most women who were going through menopause
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 9, 2006
By Patricia McLelland, M.D. Menopause is a natural process that most women will experience. What should a woman expect? How should a woman approach menopause? Women go through menopause at an average age of 51. This has not changed in 100 years.
Posted: Friday - July 7, 2006
By Patricia K. McLelland, M.D. Infertility is a common problem in the United States. One reason why we see more couples having issues with infertility is because women are delaying child bearing. Another factor may be obesity because it causes an
Posted: Thursday - June 22, 2006
By Donna Hobgood, M.D.Women's HealthYour husband may be the first to tell you — or your associates at work — or your children — or your mother. You're angry, you're irritable, you're impatient, you're crying for no reason. The
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