Healthy Living

Monoclonal Antibodies: An Effective Treatment for COVID-19

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
March 05, 2021

The use of monoclonal antibody therapy has proven promising in the treatment of many diseases—for example, in carrying chemotherapy or…

Young Adults & Increasing Rates of Colorectal Cancer

by Sara E. Berkey, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery
March 03, 2021

With increased awareness and better screening, medical science has made great strides toward preventing colorectal cancer. In general, death rates…

Checking Blood Pressure in Both Arms

by Micheas Zemedkun, MD, Cardiologist
February 25, 2021

Most of us have had our blood pressure taken, generally in the left arm if you are right-handed. But should…

Who’s at Risk for Heart Disease?

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
February 23, 2021

How does the heart work? Your heart is a lot like your house, complete with a framework, plumbing, and an…

The Effects of Stress on the Heart

by Abdelrahman A. Aly, MD, FACC
February 18, 2021

When it comes to activities that affect the heart, there’s the good (a healthy lifestyle), the bad (unhealthy risk factors),…

Why Processed Foods Are Not Good for the Heart

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC
February 15, 2021

The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that 50 percent of calories consumed by the average American come from ultra-processed foods….