Have you ever found yourself driving home from your doctor’s appointment frustrated because you forgot to ask the questions or concerns you had intended? It happens to many people but there is a way to avoid these frustrations and have a more satisfying drive home.
It is estimated that this year, 73,870 people will be diagnosed with melanoma—the most dangerous type of skin cancer—and more than 9,940 will die of the disease.1.
Breathing is life’s most basic, essential function. “For most of us, it happens naturally without a second thought but in the U.S., for millions of people with asthma – of whom 8.4 percent are children under the age of 18 – breathing is not something they can ever take for granted,” said William L. Trager, MD, Sheboygan Pediatric Associates.
Whether you are scheduled for shoulder surgery or any other type of surgery it is important to take a close look at your house; identify the potential hazards and obstacles and take care of them before your surgery to ensure a more conducive environment for your post-surgery needs. Here are a few things Lakeshore Orthopaedics recommends you check before your surgery.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is growing in prevalence.
While heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, a healthy heart is often within your control. Certain risk factors for heart disease can’t be changed: age and family history. But you can help limit your hereditary risks and minimize other risk factors for heart disease by making good lifestyle choices. Every action you take to protect your heart will boost your overall health as well! Here’s how to begin.