Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with heart conditions affecting more and more people each year. For February, American Heart Month, here’s a look at seven types of heart problems.
Scientists now realize that circadian rhythms direct more than just when we sleep and when we wake up. They also signal the most natural times to eat and the best times not to eat.
Local nonprofit Trail Access Project invites adaptive hikers, along with their families and friends, to take part in an Oct. 29 outing on the Historic Railroad Trail.
UNLV PRACTICE, the university’s community mental health training clinic, has a new Rancho office dedicated to the treatment of youths and adolescents.
Nearly every movement you make involves your back in some manner. This constant movement and support mean that your back is susceptible to strain and stress.
Millions of Americans have mild to moderate hearing loss but often ignore it, or don’t want to go through the hassle or expense of visiting an audiologist.
Those past age 65 and leaving a creditable employer’s group coverage with a prescription drug plan, only have 63 days to enroll in Medicare Part D or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drug coverage.
The actor and stand-up, 66, offered a few tips on living the good life while putting aging into perspective.
Most women know that feeling a new lump in your breast is a reason to seek medical attention immediately. But a rash is also something to be mindful of.
Inside the new space, children and their families are invited to learn while playing with a large replica Operation game, a hands-on doll nursery, a display that simulates X-ray scans, and more.
The gym, which aims to empower and increase the natural abilities of people with physical, mental and developmental disabilities, invites the community to attend its Fall Fitness Spectacular.
The Oct. 22 event will bring together those directly affected by obesity, build public awareness of the seriousness of the disease, and raise funds for medical research and education.
The data seems to show more high school students vaping, with 14 percent saying they had done so recently, compared with about 11 percent last year.
Here are some tips for Medicare’s enrollment period, which opens Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.
There are several different types of check-in services, along with some simple technology devices, that can help keep solitary seniors safe at home.
Dental implants can have a huge impact – for Glenn and Debbie, they were a dream come true. Glenn was like so many people suffering through nagging discomfort and continual issues with their teeth. After years of suffering and no clear path to relief, Glenn finally met someone else with the same issues and found […]
It may seem hard to believe, but in the early- and mid-1900s, many Americans believed smoking cigarettes was just as safe as chewing gum. After all, during WWII, tobacco companies sent millions of free cigarettes to American service personnel, and tobacco companies used doctors to market their products. One company boasted that “more doctors smoke” its […]
A recent increase in dental implant marketing has prompted many to ask how one chooses the right dentist to place single-tooth implants or implant secured dentures. Experience—is certainly one of the most important factors in choosing a dentist. In the long run, experience means the professional can draw from his or her knowledge to assess […]