January 31, 2018 / Tamara Thompson, MD. FACPG

Recently, Ohio released the new state budget, which allocates nearly $140 million to reducing infant mortality, defined as the death of an infant before his or her first birthday. This commitment is especially encouraging because Ohio’s sleep-related infant deaths have dropped since 2015—a reduction that corresponds with intensive state and local initiatives promoting safe sleep...

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January 03, 2018 / Michael M. Siegel MD

It’s a familiar feeling: you want to be in better shape and have more energy. But depriving yourself of your favorite foods is no fun. And getting yourself to...

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November 08, 2017 / Nancy Ridge

Shopping for health insurance is a daunting task, and with the Affordable Care Act in place, consumers have more options to choose from than ever before. Did you know...

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October 13, 2017 / Michael M. Siegel M.D.

Year after year, we hear about the dangers of flu season. Why? Is the flu really such a big deal?

In a word: yes.

Thousands of people die from the...

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September 08, 2017 / Naudia Pickens, MD, MPH

People battling mental illness and substance misuse disorder have also had to deal with the misperception that seeking help is weak or abnormal. Thankfully, there is...

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June 02, 2017 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

It’s no secret that stress is unhealthy. But besides feeling a little under pressure, just how does stress affect our mental and physical health? Discover stress’s...

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