Heart Attacks in Women: Five Signs to Watch For

Heart Attacks in Women: Five Signs to Watch For

Did you know that heart disease claims the lives of more women every year than cancer? According to the World Heart Federation, heart disease accounts for around 35% of female deaths every year. Alarmingly, many women experience a heart attack without realizing it....
How to Thank Nurses After a Hospital Stay

How to Thank Nurses After a Hospital Stay

Nurses are the heart of healthcare. — Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N. Have you or a loved one recently left the hospital feeling especially grateful for the care of a particular nurse? Perhaps they helped calm your nerves before a procedure or brought a smile to your face...
Helpful Insights Into Stress Awareness

Helpful Insights Into Stress Awareness

Stress happens. Feeling stressed occasionally is a normal part of life and happens to everyone. However, long-term stress can be harmful to your health and could put you at a higher risk of developing serious health concerns.  This National Stress Awareness...
What Is a Critical Care Hospital?

What Is a Critical Care Hospital?

A critical care hospital, also known as a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH), is a specialized healthcare facility that provides intensive medical care for patients with complex and critical medical conditions who require extended periods of hospitalization. Unlike...
Is Free Medical Advice Worth Following?

Is Free Medical Advice Worth Following?

In the Information Age, there’s an endless flow of medical “knowledge” from a bottomless pit of online sources. Many people have a difficult time discerning accurate and reliable facts from advice that’s just plain wrong or even harmful. Sifting through references to...
Keys to Finding a Primary Care Doctor

Keys to Finding a Primary Care Doctor

For many patients, choosing the right primary care doctor can feel a bit like winning the lottery. How do you find that perfect match with a professional who’s competent, compassionate, available, punctual, communicative, non-judgmental, and trustworthy (and maybe...