Dizziness and vertigo
Often goes away, but can linger
Dizziness and vertigo can be debilitating, but can go away over time with the help of special therapy steps. When it doesn't, new understanding of persistent dizziness and vertigo have led to improved therapy options.
Ultrasound's rapid advancement
A boy or a girl? Many people are most familiar with ultrasound imaging for the answer it can provide to this question for expectant parents — and interested grandparents. And while you may think of ultrasound as an older technology with limited use, the exact opposite... Read More
The skin on your arm is red, itchy and driving you crazy. You can't help but scratch. Why is it itching so much? How can you get it to stop? You may be experiencing dermatitis, a general term that describes skin inflammation. Dermatitis is a common condition with... Read More
Positive airway pressure devices
If you regularly use a positive airway pressure (PAP) device, such as a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device or bilevel positive airway pressure (BPAP) device to treat your sleep apnea, you deserve a pat on the back. It can be difficult to adjust to using this equipment, but it's... Read More
Confidently approach your next medical appointment
Ask away Facing a major procedure or surgery — or even just a checkup — may make you feel anxious or confused. Use these tips to more confidently approach a medical appointment, and to help your care team better meet your needs: Plan ahead — Pause to...Read More
News and Our Views
Live healthier for longer with these lifestyle steps
Thanks to advances in medicine, science and public health, life expectancy has climbed to impressive heights. From 1900 to 2000, life expectancy in the U.S. jumped from 47.3 years to 76.8 years and has since increased to 78.6 years in 2017, or 76.1 years for men and 81.1 years...Read More
Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I've already been infected?
A: The protection a person gets from having an infection (natural immunity) varies depending on the disease and from person to person. It's true that having COVID-19 offers some immunity from reinfection with the virus. But because the COVID-19 virus is still new and thus not fully understood, it's... Read More
Why is it that I tend to feel cold, but my husband is usually warm?
A: To explain why you may feel colder than your husband, it's helpful to understand how your body adapts to the cold. Your body tries to maintain its core temperature by limiting the heat leaving your body. It can do this by narrowing blood vessels and decreasing blood... Read More