Posts for category Health Management

Avoiding colorectal cancer

Many of us believe that cancer is either going to get us or it won’t. ...

Don’t believe the hype

Do you like to look online for health care advice? According to the Pew Research Center, ...

Wellness Works for the Care Coordination Department

  Wellness is working for the Care Coordination Department (CCD). The CCD is the first ...

Living longer: Reaping the rewards

Human life expectancy has increased significantly in the 21st century — a remarkable achievement, but also ...

Spinal health: Straightening out facts from fictions

Back pain can literally break your day. Judging by how many thousands suffer, and many ...

New blood pressure guidelines: Why they matter

For the first time since 2003, U.S. blood pressure guidelines (from the American College of ...

Sniffing out the truth about allergies, asthma and common colds

Have you long suspected that every spring you experience mild allergy symptoms, and yet lately ...

Prescription drugs: The epidemic of addiction in the U.S.

Pharmacy retail sales of opioid painkillers, obtained through doctors’ prescriptions, quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, ...