5 things trauma surgeons NEVER do

May is Trauma Awareness Month. Accidents and unintentional injuries remain the leading cause of death among people age 1 - 44 . With decades of intensive training, education, research and direct

Helpful resources for people with epilepsy

Want to improve your health outcomes and quality of life if you have epilepsy? Getting the right treatment, creating a safe environment and having a clear seizure action plan can all help you live

Peripheral arterial disease signs and symptoms

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common health condition affecting around 6.5 million people older than 40 in the United States. It develops when arteries in the limbs become narrowed or blocked

Raising alcohol awareness among farmers

It's important to talk honestly and openly about alcohol use. Recent research published in the scientific journal Hepatology found that excess drinking increased by more than 20% among U.S. adults

Common pregnancy complications and how to manage them

Of the millions of women who become pregnant in the United States each year, most can expect to have healthy pregnancies and deliveries. A small percentage of women, however, will develop pregnancy

Enhancing cancer patients’ health outcomes with telehealth

Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, can be a valuable tool for cancer patients to access medical care remotely. It can be particularly beneficial for cancer patients undergoing treatment, as they

Gallbladder removal surgery: Am I a good candidate?

Gallstones are small, hardened lumps that can build up in the gallbladder, a pear-shaped organ near your liver that stores a digestive fluid called bile. If you have signs and symptoms of gallstones

Get involved in agricultural safety

For farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers, safety is a top priority all throughout the year. But by designating this time in March as Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week , farming

Seizures and epilepsy: creating a seizure action plan

Seizures are temporary episodes of abnormal electrical activity in the brain. This abnormal electrical activity can lead to signs and symptoms that range from mild to severe, including an abnormal