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Osteopenia: When You Have Weak Bones
Osteoporosis is often a condition associated with aging, but there’s another condition that you may not be aware of that can affect your bones as well....
Apr 20
Understanding Pulmonary Embolism Risk During Pregnancy
For pregnant women, stories of pulmonary embolism (PE) are an all-too-common headline in the news. Two examples from recent years include the passing of...
Apr 19
Got an Ear Full? When and How to Properly Use Ear Drops
If you have some water in your ears after swimming or have an ear full of wax, you may have reached for ear drops. They have many uses, including treating...
Apr 16
Hemophilia: Could Your Child Be at Risk for This Bleeding Disorder?
About one in 5,000 children, almost always boys, are born with hemophilia, or low levels of a blood clotting factor. These low levels mean the blood doesn’t...
Apr 15
Food and Mood: Is Your Food (or Lack Thereof) Making You Hangry?
Feeling, blue, blah or just downright hangry? Your food (or a lack thereof) could be partly to blame. It’s been scientifically proven (and not just in...
Apr 13
Headache? Backache? Joint Pain? How to Choose the Right Pain Reliever
Over-the-counter pain medications are a medicine cabinet staple—you probably have some Advil, Tylenol, or aspirin stashed in yours, ready for the next...
Apr 11
Does My Child Have Sensory Processing Disorder?
Have you noticed your child seems extra clumsy? Do they freak out about their socks and certain clothes? Do they react negatively to noise and bright lights? It’s...
Apr 10
Should You Be Worried About Those Pesky Eye Floaters?
Even if you’ve never noticed eye floaters, you probably have a few—they are small spots that drift around in your vision. “They may look like circles,...
Apr 07
How to Stop Gaining Weight as You Age
Are you finding it hard to maintain your weight as you get older? Rebecca Moran, MD, a family medicine physician at Banner Health Clinic in Phoenix, AZ,...
Apr 06