Stories tagged: bob riggs
Wed., July 10, 2019
You probably use technology at work to make your job easier. Why not do the same with your health? There are websites,
Wed., June 12, 2019
It turns out that most of the things that keep your brain healthy are the same things that keep the rest of your body healthy.
Tue., April 23, 2019
Vaccines prevent disease, decrease suffering and bad outcomes. Severe vaccine reactions, while being uncomfortable and even a bit scary, are rare and do not usually lead to long-term problems like …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Blood pressure can be a little hard to understand, and often my patients have little idea what the numbers mean.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015
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 …