Health Topics

  • What Every Parent Needs To Know About Vaping

    Although e-cigarettes have been around for about a decade, their use among teens is escalating with new delivery systems that…

  • Understanding The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines

    If you thought your blood pressure was in the acceptable range, make sure you are using the latest standards as…

  • Obesity Can Sometimes Signal Endocrine Issues

    Are you losing your fight against weight loss? While weight gain may often be the result of eating too much…

  • Your exercise plan should be about commitment

    Every January, millions of Americans make a renewed New Year’s resolution to start exercising. They hit the gyms with gusto,…

  • Develop a Personalized Breast Cancer Early Detection Plan

    Morris Hospital breast health nurse navigator Terri Jacob says that today, the five-year survival rate for women who were diagnosed…

  • Physical Therapy: The Safe and Effective Alternative to Opioids

    October is National Physical Therapy month, and we are spotlighting the American Physical Therapy Association’s initiative to promote physical therapy…

  • Is heart disease in your genes? Why it’s important to know

    Did your father have a heart attack or stroke? Does your mother have high blood pressure, or do your siblings…

  • Neurologist says don’t wait to get treatment for migraines

    The pain of a migraine headache can be distressing at best and excruciating at its worst. Each episode can last…

  • Dr. Bolden offers tips for preventing West Nile Virus

    The time of year has arrived for area resident to protect themselves against West Nile Virus. Dr. John Bolden, infectious…

  • Managing Parkinson’s Disease

    It all starts with a light tremor in a finger or thumb or even the chin, or perhaps a vague…

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