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There are many summer health risks that you might not even consider before you head out the door for a pool party or day on the beach.
The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.
There are certain benefits of riding a bike that driving a car could never live up to. Here are 5 reasons to hang up your car keys.
Holistic preventive medicine focuses on the whole person. How you treat your body affects your overall health and wellness for years to come.
A sober living home is an essential step between leaving an intensive substance abuse treatment program and reentering the world on your own.
Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.
High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.
Using newer tests that reveal unrecognized risks, heart disease can be identified at the earliest stages and measures can be taken to stop and reverse the process.
Polygenic risk scoring is a new tool that will allow doctors to provide precisely tailored medical advice and preventive medicine that matches your specific genetic risk.
As the number of school shootings continues to take a murderous toll on families across the US, it's time for everyone, including doctors, to make a commitment to reducing firearm-related injuries & deaths. Long-time gun researcher, Garen Wintemute MD, MPH wants doctors to help reduce gun violence now.
Although there are many anti-aging skin products on the market, the most effective anti-aging preventative is sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB. UVA causes skin aging, UVB causes sunburn, and both cause skin cancer. Covering up and avoiding the midday sun are also important.
Did you know that Medicare covers an Initial Preventive Wellness Examination during the first year (sometimes called the "Welcome to Medicare Physical") of Medicare B coverage and an Annual Wellness Visit every year after that? Scheduling these appointments is a great way to maintain your overall health.