September 09, 2016 / Kristie Wong

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, so it’s a great opportunity to teach kids the importance of being active and healthy. According to Healthfinder, 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese in the United States. Childhood obesity can lead to a number of serious health problems such as diabetes, asthma and heart failure.

Other factors leading to child...

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August 15, 2016 / Felix L. Nuñez, MD, MPH

Many of us have heard the old adage “laughter is the best medicine,” but do doctors actually prescribe laughter to patients? In reality most doctors don’t, but there...

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July 22, 2016 / Chandler Harris

Each year, July is celebrated as National Arthritis Awareness Month due to the fact that over 46 million Americans are affected by arthritis—61 percent of them being...

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July 08, 2016 / James Knowles

With summer upon us, we all are feeling the urge to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. However as it gets progressively hotter outside, heat safety becomes...

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June 17, 2016 / Dr. Michael Brodsky

Today there are more kinds of pain relievers available to help patients than ever before. But the painkillers used to treat the most severe kinds of pain, called...

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June 10, 2016 / Justine dela Rosa

Men’s Health Month takes place every June to raise awareness on important men’s health issues and to remind them to care for themselves.

In the United...

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