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June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Jun. 26 | In 1994, Congress declared June as Men’s Health Month to recognize men’s health as a family issue and highlight its impact on wives, mothers, daughters and sisters. Men’s Health Month also heightens awareness of preventable health problems...

What is­ bariatric surgery?

What is­ bariatric surgery?

Aug. 14 | By Dr. Laura July, MD                   Bariatric surgery is also called weight-loss surgery. These are procedures performed on dangerously obese people for the purpose of losing weight.   Why should...

What is Alzheimer’s disease and why should I care about it?

What is Alzheimer’s disease and why should I care about it?

Jul. 10 |               Alzheimer’s disease — the most common cause of dementia — is a group of brain disorders that cause a loss of intellectual and social skills. “Dementia” is an umbrella term describing multiple...