Tips for Healthy Living

If we catch it, we can cure it
May 07th, 2018

Colorectal Cancer is one of the few Cancers that is 90 percent Preventable

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the colon cancer death rate in this country could be cut by more than half if all Americans simply followed recommended screening guidelines. Early detection and treatment are critical. If caught early, colorectal...

Congratulations! You're pregnant!
May 07th, 2018

Women have unique heart-health needs.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women over the age of 65. In this age group, heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined, and women are four to six times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer. Patricia Guerrero, MD, a board-certified cardiovascular disease specialist in Orlando, points out...

Ladies, it's Time for a Heart-to-Heart
May 07th, 2018

Women have unique heart-health needs.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women over the age of 65. In this age group, heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined, and women are four to six times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer. Patricia Guerrero, MD, a board-certified cardiovascular disease specialist in Orlando, points out...

Fertility Issues? Keep Trying.
April 27th, 2018

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant but can’t, ask yourself this question:

Have you and your partner been consistently trying to conceive without success over the last one to two years? Because it’s not unusual for it to take that long.

The truth is that just over 10 percent of couples in their child-bearing years encounter difficulties conceiving or sustaining pregnancy. But...

A Common, Treatable Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
April 25th, 2018

Cramping, bloating, excessive gas and alternating bouts with diarrhea and constipation – sound familiar? April is IBS Awareness Month, and we agree that the timing makes sense. With such frequent opportunities to over-indulge in springtime backyard cookouts, and the difficulty of staying on your usual schedule for exercising and eating during vacation travel, this time of year provides the...