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  • Finding A Cure For ALS

    Finding A Cure For ALS Photos by Rich Riggins for the Robert Packard Center Commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with the disease, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. While most patients may die within three to four ...
  • You’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

    In 1963, a young mother clung to the hope that her tiny son would survive. Born 5 ½ weeks premature and weighing 4 pounds 10 ounces, the nation was transfixed on the baby’s desperate struggle to survive. The baby, baptized Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, son of President and Mrs. Kennedy was the first baby born to a sitting president and first ...
  • Mid-America Gastro-Intestinal Consultants

    Ensuring Patient Care is Always Priority #1 When it comes to overall digestive health, patients are in good hands with these top-notch digestive health specialists, whose primary emphasis is on health promotion and disease prevention. Struggling with a chronic illness or disease is a challenge no one wants to bear. Both physically and emotionally exhausting, it can certainly take its ...
  • Get Your Flu Shot Here!

    With the flu season approaching, it’s time to arm yourself for wellness! During the first full week of December, most of us will probably have our minds focused on holiday shopping, parties, family gatherings and a host of festivities, but there is something equally important on the agenda: National Influenza Vaccination Week, held the week of December 3 – 9, ...
  • Healthcare That Revolves Around You

    Major shifts in healthcare are under way, and consumers are at the center of it all. In the healthcare industry, change is constant, from the way care is delivered to the way it is financed. One emerging model of care in particular is starting to transform healthcare as we know it, and this much is certain: the future belongs to ...
  • Don’t Leave Your Future to Chance

    I recently received a phone call from a new physician who wanted me to invest his money, but had no interest in financial planning or discussing his goals. He was making a nice income and wanted to see his money grow immediately, but thought the planning was something he would hold off on until later. In situations where the result ...
  • National Diabetes Month

    It’s time to understand the ABCs of Diabetes and become the director of your own health! The statistics are just as staggering as they are frightening. One in 10 Americans has diabetes, which accounts for more than 30 million individuals. That number may continue to grow, however, as another 84 million adults in the United States are at risk for ...
  • Toy Safety Is No Game

    It’s that time of year again. Children are making their holiday wish lists and parents are busy fulfilling dreams shopping online and waiting in endless lines all to win the coveted reward of the most desired toys. It is also the time of year when physicians gear up for sickness, poisonings, accidents, and injuries resulting from unsafe or misused toys. ...
  • Valuing the Invaluable

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. When President Clinton signed the first Family Caregiver Month proclamation in 1997, the month of November was chosen arbitrarily, but something seems so right about honoring the family members, friends, and neighbors who devote themselves to providing care to another in a month where our hearts are acutely turned to a season of giving ...
  • Want Your Sexy Back?

    Head to the Produce Section! If you want a healthy looking complexion and a more attractive appearance, it’s as easy as eating your fruits and veggies. When shopping for the best health and beauty items, you may want to head to the produce section of your local grocery store.  Research has shown that eating more fruits and vegetables tends to ...

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