As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.
When Diane Foster and Lindsey Burgess were talking about dental health with coworkers, they were floored to learn most of them don’t follow dentists’ recommendations.
Recently, we sat down with IRMC Physician Group’s general surgeons to learn a little bit about the da Vinci Xi robot, Indiana Regional Medical Center’s newest innovative technology. Here is what we learned:
It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.
If coffee has long been your go-to morning and afternoon boost, it might be time to switch things up. Consider squeezing a few of these natural energy alternatives into your daily routine.
Bloating. Constipation. Diarrhea. Heartburn. Stomach cramps. Many men are quite familiar with the misery of digestive issues.
Ian McNichol was about 13 or 14, playing shortstop for his baseball team, when he sustained his first serious blow to the head. He lost a pop-up in the sun, and the ball struck him square in the right eye. Four years later, he was hit in the face again while playing baseball. Both incidents resulted in concussions.
Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising.
Research shows certain risk factors can increase the chances of developing cancer. Some of these factors, such as tobacco use, can be controlled. Others, like age and family history, are beyond our control, so F.F. Thompson Hospital is now offering cancer genetic testing to empower patients in minimizing risk.
Drugs taken by more than one-third of U.S. adults have depression as a possible side effect, a recent study revealed.
Studies show feeling isolated can increase risk of disease and disorders
Say goodbye to ingrown hairs, razor burn and achieve your best shave yet
Therapy dogs build confidence and sense of camaraderie in middle school students
In February, I had open heart surgery to repair a mitral valve and have a bypass. It’s an experience I wouldn’t wish on anyone.
Exercise, eating right and overall healthy living are key allies in keeping cancer at bay
June is National Hernia Awareness Month — what precautions can you take to protect yourself?
Cataracts affect more than 24 million people. Here's what you need to know
Is this wellness trend really worth your time and money?
A quick lesson on the signs of and caring for memory loss
How to take care of your body's largest organ
The purpose, function and importance of your sleep and wake cycles
Learn how you can give your energy some exercise
Sure, this might be a popular trend. But is it really helpful?
The secret to your best cosmetic matchup is in your skin
How to steer clear of negativity and confidently celebrate yourself
April is the perfect time to learn about the condition and how to advocate for those who are living with it
Studies show the benefits of living an active, outdoor lifestyle are endless
‘Tis the season when allergens attack, but sufferers can still enjoy the outdoors
This kid-friendly mobile health care unit rolls into New Castle Area School District
Sleep research leads to change in start times and, hopefully, more rest for students
Jump Rope for Heart Week is a fundraiser for heart research, education and emergency care
Wheatland-Chili students raise more than $5k for kids with heart problems
Students experience benefits of daily mindful practices
Pittsford schools team up with YMCA for American Heart Month
Students stay fit while biking through a lesson in American history
Education on self-sustainability promotes school-to-table gardening
Understanding the roles of emergency rooms, urgent cares and primary physicians when you require medical attention
Navigating a new type of house call
For whatever's ailing you, Lytle helps with the big and small
Themed races benefit schools for students with special needs
The overall health of a community is reliant on you individual wellness practices
Presenting a Lunch 'n' Learn on how to better see clearly
Lollypop Farm provides services that create forever friends
Understanding biometric screenings and what they mean for you
If you're in need of dialysis while being hospitalized at Thompson, you don't need to go far
It's important that doctors share new developments with patients
CCAC brought together all four campuses to evaluate the One College Model
Are you tapping into all the life-enriching programs CCAC has to offer?
Cannabidiol products may relieve aches and pains, but should you try them?
Should this wellness trend be considered the new fountain of youth?