Healthy Living

Six Things to Know About HIV & Testing

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
June 21, 2021

The human immunodeficiency virus—commonly known as HIV—can destroy vital cells that resist infection and disease. This can gradually cause critical…

Fight Harmful Inflammation With These 10 Healthy Eating Tips

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian
June 17, 2021

Inflammation is the body’s way of protecting itself against harmful agents—injury, toxins, infection. When cells are damaged, an inflammatory response…

Advanced Robotic Surgery: Transforming Hernia Repair

by Ivanesa Pardo, MD, Bariatric Surgery
June 15, 2021

The muscles of the abdominal wall —the core muscles— wrap in strong layers around the body’s midsection. These vital muscles…

Plaque Can Block Arteries: Stay Aware of Risk Factors

by Harjit K. Chahal, MD, Cardiology, Bianca Cutler, MSN, FNP-C
June 10, 2021

The internal carotid arteries are among the most critical blood vessels in the body. Located on both sides of the…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What Are the Warning Signs?

by Elspeth Ritchie, MD, Psychiatry
June 08, 2021

Through the centuries, how individuals respond and react to trauma has been well documented in historical records as well as…

Uterine Fibroids: Four Things Every Woman Should Know

by James Kane Robinson, III, MD
June 03, 2021

Are you familiar with uterine fibroids?   If you’re a woman, chances are you may gain firsthand experience with fibroids at…