More than 136 million people visit an emergency room each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Discover what health professionals are seeing in the emergency room and find out what they say are valid reasons to visit the ER.
Heart disease is still prevalent in our society, but fortunately there are many notable advancements in medicine, nutrition and surgical procedures. Learn how patients are receiving better treatment.
Awareness and understanding play an important role in keeping women healthy and helping them to avoid some of the top risks to their health. Discover how you can keep a closer eye on your own health.
Mental illness is curable and treatment goes beyond medication. Discover some of the latest breakthroughs in treatment and how they promise new, effective treatments for mental and behavioral illnesses.
Surgery still can be scary for a patient, but with the major advancements that have happened over the past half-century, operations are now safer than ever before.
Many gastrointestinal-related diseases and cancers come with specific symptoms and advancing treatments. Learn the signs and know how to prevent these conditions.
Take hope in new technologies, treatments and surgeries that are catching cancer earlier and increasing the odds of survival for those diagnosed with this terrible disease.
Parents have plenty to worry about — sickness, injuries, disease — but thankfully our region’s health systems are an ever-present partner in keeping our youngsters healthy. Discover a few ways our local hospitals are staying engaged.
Heart disease kills nearly one in three Americans, but many of its causes are easily preventable. Learn how some simple habits can make a big difference.
One of the most common medical conditions in the world, lung disease challenges one of our body’s most important tasks. Learn how new treatments are helping those with lung conditions to breathe easier.