Fats are found in almost all foods that we consume, and while some of us choose low-fat products instead, we must be educated about which fats our body needs, and which ones should be avoided. Our bodies require fats as … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2014
It turns out that one in three people in the U.S. has some form of cardiovascular disease. In many, that can lead to heart attack, stroke or a related cardiovascular event. Research going on here in the Mid-South is trying … Continue reading
At one time, it was a grocery store. For years after that, it was a post office. Now, a well-know location in Midtown Memphis has become a medical center that will continue to deliver. The new deliveries will include health … Continue reading
Some women may consider a visit to their OB-GYN as an opportunity for screening tests. But — women should be seeing their OB-GYN on an annual basis — because those visits can detect and treat any new or ongoing health … Continue reading
As many as 2-million Americans will be infected by antibiotic-resistant bacteria this year — and more than 20-thousand of them will die as a result. But, while doctors are urged to be cautious on when to use antibiotics, Doug Johnson … Continue reading
Living a healthy lifestyle can help reduce your risk of colorectal cancer. But regular screening is also important. Testing can often find colon cancer early, when it’s most treatable, or sometimes even prevent it altogether.