Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

HEALTH


Ask A Doc: Changes to the Gardasil vaccine?

Ask A Doc: Changes to the Gardasil vaccine?

by Tara Gellasch, MD Health Contributor Q:I heard on the news that there have...


Ask A Doc: Alleviating Pain from Flatfeet

Ask A Doc: Alleviating Pain from Flatfeet

Dear Doctor: I want to exercise more often, but I have flatfeet and occasional...


Ask A Doc: The Tingle from Shingles

Ask A Doc: The Tingle from Shingles

Dear Doc: I recently visited my grandfather at an area nursing home and noted...


Ask A Doc: Reliable Online Medical Resources

Ask A Doc: Reliable Online Medical Resources

One of the more lasting images of the past week was President Elect Trump’s...


Ask A Doc: Breast Cancer

Ask A Doc: Breast Cancer

I am about to turn 42 and I haven’t had a mammogram. I went...


Ask A Doc: The High School Football Debate

Ask A Doc: The High School Football Debate

By Michael Jordan, MD In this month’s issue of the journal Pediatrics a provocative...


Ask A Doc: Best Sneakers for Exercise in New Year

Ask A Doc: Best Sneakers for Exercise in New Year

With the New Year upon us, and people making resolutions to exercise and become...


What’s Up Doc: Does Santa Have Rosacea?

What’s Up Doc: Does Santa Have Rosacea?

Dear Doc, I am a grandfather that has been playing Santa Claus for my...


Ask A Health Expert: Brrrrrrrrrrrr, It’s Cold!

Ask A Health Expert: Brrrrrrrrrrrr, It’s Cold!

As the first artic air of the season makes its way to the area,...


What’s Up Doc: Vaccines and Pregnancy

What’s Up Doc: Vaccines and Pregnancy

Dear Doc: I am currently 15 weeks pregnant. At my last prenatal appointment, the...


Ask A Health Care Expert: Holiday Depression

Ask A Health Care Expert: Holiday Depression

Dear Health Care Expert: What signs should I look for if I think someone...


Ask A Doc: Shovel Safely

Ask A Doc: Shovel Safely

Dear Doc: After the last snow storm my stubborn father, who has a history...


Ask A Doc: Testing for Osteoporosis

Ask A Doc: Testing for Osteoporosis

Dear Doc: When should I be tested for osteoporosis? I am 55-years-old and when...


What’s Up Doc?: Childhood Asthma

What’s Up Doc?: Childhood Asthma

Dear Doc: My daughter was recently diagnosed with childhood asthma. What causes that wheezing...


What is High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening?

What is High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening?

Dear Doc: What is high-risk breast cancer screening? If my results are positive for...


Ask A Doc: Benefits of Centering for Prenatal Care

Ask A Doc: Benefits of Centering for Prenatal Care

Dear Doc: What is the difference in prenatal care if I go to Centering...


Brand name drugs vs. generic

Brand name drugs vs. generic

You have a running nose, you reach for the kleenex. The facial tissue market...


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Arun Nagpaul,MD I am a breast cancer survivor. A screening mammogram picked up...


Ask A Doc: Bad Medicine

Ask A Doc: Bad Medicine

By Michael Jordan, MD All new medical students are taught the ancient Latin adage...


Ask a Doc: Gestational Diabetes Risk Factors

Ask a Doc: Gestational Diabetes Risk Factors

Dear Doc: I am 27 weeks pregnant.  Yesterday I received a call from my...


Modernization comes to Newark Wayne Hospital with new renovation project

Modernization comes to Newark Wayne Hospital with new renovation project

As Newark-Wayne Hospital makes progress on their modernization project, a couple of changes will...


Ask a Doc: 10 Tips for a Successful School Year

Ask a Doc: 10 Tips for a Successful School Year

by Dr Michael Jordan Once again, it’s time to start thinking about gearing up...


Local healthcare providers try to overcome parental resistance towards HPV vaccine

Local healthcare providers try to overcome parental resistance towards HPV vaccine

The Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common virus that, according to the Centers...


Ask a Doc: Arch Pain in Summertime

Ask a Doc: Arch Pain in Summertime

by Paul Stasko, DPM Health Columnist Dear Doctor: I have been experiencing pain in...


Ask a Doc: What is a Hospitalist?

Ask a Doc: What is a Hospitalist?

Dear Doc: When I was recently hospitalized, I did not see my family doctor....


Ask A Doc: A disease with a Bull’s-eye rash?

Ask A Doc: A disease with a Bull’s-eye rash?

By Michael Jordan, MD “I’d like to kiss you way back in the sticks...


Ask A Doc: What is Ice Cream Brain Freeze?

Ask A Doc: What is Ice Cream Brain Freeze?

Dear Doc: I visit my mother in the nursing home each week and we...


The Miracle of Birth

The Miracle of Birth

by Dr. Michael Jordan Birth is never routine, no matter how I am called...


Ask A Doc: Mosquitoes and ZIKA

Ask A Doc: Mosquitoes and ZIKA

Dear Doc: My husband and I are planning on starting a family. With all...


Immune drug for deadly skin cancer shows long-term survival

Immune drug for deadly skin cancer shows long-term survival

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) A new kind of drug for...