Stories tagged: Bob Riggs
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
We now like to refer to strokes as a “brain attack” to stress the importance of immediate treatment. Time is brain.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
He or she has probably learned about the mechanics of sex in a health class in school, but as we all know, there is so much more surrounding sex and …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7 p.m.
I challenge you to think of good mental health as more than just the absence of mental health problems. Good mental health is a critical part of one’s overall health.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 5 p.m.
Treatment for chronic pain may involve medication, physical therapy, surgery, and other therapies. Once everything medically possible has been done, you may be wondering how to live from day to …
Mon., July 10, 2017
Arthritis is a pain, literally, and even though people experience improvement in their symptoms as the weather warms up, it’s still a good idea to keep up with taking care …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
In a given year, one in four adults suffers from behavioral health concerns. Because of the link between mental and physical wellness, health care systems are moving to integrate primary …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
For parents of children with food allergies, especially life-threatening ones, there are steps they must take before school starts to help ensure your child has a safe school year.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 4 p.m.
Whether you are taking a medication long-term or short-term, be sure to ask your health care provider or pharmacist if there are any food/drug or drug/nutrient interactions that you should …
Mon., June 13, 2016, 4 p.m.
If you were born in the mid- to late-1960s, you have turned 50 recently or will be doing so soon. Turning 50 is more than just the time when you …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 4 p.m.
Blood pressure can be a little hard to understand, and often my patients have little idea what the numbers mean.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 7 p.m.
Many of us have experienced getting a little winded going up a flight of stairs. This may be because we are not quite in the shape we used to be …