Archive: Jan 2022

  1. The Twenty Minute Screening That Can Save Your Life

    The carotid arteries are the main blood vessels from the heart to the brain, supplying it with life-sustaining blood flow. There is a carotid artery on both sides of the neck, each one feeding one side of the brain. When there is carotid stenosis present, meaning the carotid artery is narrowed or blocked by plaque, Read More

  2. Eye Exams are for more than Vision

    The eyes may be the window to the soul, but they can also tell you a lot about your health. Problems spotted in a patient’s eyes might be a signal of problems lurking somewhere else in the body. Some abnormalities might only be visible by the ophthalmologist when the eyes are dilated. Advanced Practice Nurse Read More

  3. Call the Midwife

    Midwifery Midwifery may sound like a practice from generations ago, but it is an important trend in women’s healthcare. Midwives have been helping women bring their babies into the world for hundreds of years. The title “midwife” comes from old English meaning “with women” and refers to the person who is with the mother giving Read More

  4. Could Coffee Help Delay Dementia?

    Families can be sent reeling with a diagnosis that their loved one’s forgetfulness could be dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, one the most common forms of dementia. While researchers continue to work on treatments and medications for this disease that has no cure, there is hope for delaying progression. Caffeine’s antioxidant benefit Coffee drinkers, don’t fret Read More