A painful problem affects millions of women with swollen joints and while doctors aren’t always sure what causes this swelling, known as lymphedema, there are therapies to treat those affected by the disease. Lymphedema is caused by lymphatic obstruction, a … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2012
The treatment for some types of blood cancers can include powerful chemotherapies that have kept patients in hospitals — instead of at home. But, as Doug Johnson explains, doctors are increasing outpatient care — as a way to keep people.
1912 to 2012. For 100 years, Baptist Memorial Healthcare has provided care to people throughout the Mid-South. Baptist began as a 150-bed hospital and now reaches across the region. In our Cover Story, Rod Starns looks back at the hospital’s … Continue reading
Getting babies off to the right start can depend on how you feed them. The American Academy of Pediatrics calls for exclusive breastfeeding during the first six months of life — although any amount is beneficial. Lurene Cachola has more … Continue reading
A simple test can find signs of heart disease in people who may not know they have a problem. The coronary calcium test can allow doctors to act before heart disease gets out of hand. Joining us on today’s Heart … Continue reading