Are you experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome

You wake up in the middle of the night with your hand numb and tingling again. You shake your hand and run it under water but can’t get the feeling to return to normal. It seems like this is happening…

5 things to know before getting Botox

For many years, Botox has been well known (and loved) for its ability to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, including crow’s feet near the eyes and creases on the forehead. It can even be used in…

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

Vaccines provide us with protection against potentially deadly diseases like polio, tetanus and measles. In fact, vaccines have nearly eliminated these diseases — saving millions of lives each year.

Seniors: Keep your brain sharp with these tips

It’s just as important to take care of your brain health as it is to take care of the rest of your body. Learn how these healthy lifestyle habits — including mental and physical exercise and eating a healthy diet…

Does aspirin really help your heart health?

Aspirin therapy, or taking one aspirin daily, is reported to help people who have suffered from a heart attack or are at a high risk of suffering from one.  “Doctors commonly prescribe aspirin therapy to people unless they have a…

The effects of drinking alcohol

If you or a loved one suffer from dependence on alcohol, finding a means to an end can be difficult. Whether you’re unaware that you have a problem or don’t know where to turn for help, it’s important to know…

4 Myths about Medicare Advantage

When shopping for a Medicare plan, a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) is one of several options you’ll have to choose from. These choices can be confusing, so we’re here to tell you the truth behind common myths around Medicare…

The ABCs of ACL injuries

ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament, which is in the center of your knee. It connects your shin bone (the tibia) to your thigh bone (the femur), giving your knee stability. “ACL injuries can occur during sporting events,” says Dr….