Getting an allergy test? Here's what to expect

As the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, allergies affect about 50 million Americans each year. If you are trying to determine what you're allergic to, or if you're bothered

Breaking dementia’s stigma: What is Alzheimer’s and what can we do to help?

In recent years, the conversation around Alzheimer’s and dementia has shifted. While there is still progress to be made for the public's understanding of the disorder, there has been heightened

What to know about stress, anxiety and depression in the agricultural industry

You're probably aware that agriculture is one of America's most hazardous industries. Compared to other occupations, farmers—as well as their family members—have an elevated risk of fatal and nonfatal

Could it be a UTI? 5 signs for older adults

A urinary tract infection (UTI) happens when bacteria enter and infect parts of the urinary tract, including the urethra, bladder and kidneys. It's one of the most common types of infection in older

What to expect at your first visit with an allergist

When you've had allergy symptoms for weeks, months or even years, finally seeing a doctor for help can be an immense relief. Keep reading to learn when you should call a doctor and what to expect at

How to tell if it’s a urinary tract infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common health problem among women—about 1 out of every 5 women will develop at least one in her lifetime. UTI typically refers to a bacterial infection within any

How communities can support mental health for farmers

Long recognized as the "backbone of the nation," American farmers are an irreplaceable part of the local and global economy. They tend to the food, land and livestock that support and nourish our

Effective telehealth delivery: Looking into the future for medical residents

Technology in health care is always evolving. It is certain to play an increasing role in the lives of today’s medical residents. The use of telehealth and other digital tools is expected to become

5 quick tips to boost your mental health

Prioritizing your mental health isn't just something to do during mental health awareness month; it's something we should be doing every day. Taking time daily to focus on our health can build good