Friday, July 21st, 2017

HEALTH


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...


Ask A Doc: Birth Control and Teens

Ask A Doc: Birth Control and Teens

By Dr. Tara Gallasch, Health Columnist Dear Doc: My daughter is 17-years-old and has...


Silent but Deadly, High Blood Pressure

Silent but Deadly, High Blood Pressure

Dear Doc: I am a 55-year-old and recently went to the doctor after many...


Climate Change and Child Health

Climate Change and Child Health

April 22nd is Earth Day and April 29th is Arbor Day so, it seems...


Dangers of  Mixing Alcohol and Pregnancy

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Pregnancy

Dear Doc: My best friend is the first one of our group of friends...


Mosquito Protection is essential

Mosquito Protection is essential

With summer fast approaching, mosquito season is right around the corner. With a new...


Building a Resilient Child

Building a Resilient Child

In pediatric practice we see all types of parents and most do a good...


Ask A Doc: Heel”ing” Foot Pain

Ask A Doc: Heel”ing” Foot Pain

Dear Doctor: I am having pain in the back of my foot located at...


Newark Wayne Announces First Daisy Nurse Leadership Award winner

Newark Wayne Announces First Daisy Nurse Leadership Award winner

Congratulations to Rochester Regional Health’s Newark-Wayne Community Hospital (NWCH) Women’s Care Unit Nurse Manager,...


New owners at Blossom View Nursing Home

New owners at Blossom View Nursing Home

On March 1st, it became official, the Blossom View Nursing Home, located at 6884...


March 12th Open House for Newark Urgent Care

March 12th Open House for Newark Urgent Care

UR Medicine’s Thompson Health will host a community open house on Saturday, March 12,...