Alcoholism

Alcoholism

Alcoholism reduces a person’s life expectancy an average of 10 years. Severe cognitive problems are common, and approximately 10% of all dementia cases are related to alcohol consumption, making it the second leading cause of dementia. Overview of Alcohol Consumption...
Caregiving Through Alzheimer’s Disease

Caregiving Through Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s is a cause for stress, exhaustion, depression, caregiver burnout, and other health problems for the caregiver. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease can be devastating for a person and their loved ones.  Caregiving issues...
Corneal Transplant

Corneal Transplant

A healthy cornea is a key to good vision.  If your cornea is damaged by disease, infection, or an injury, the resulting scars can dramatically affect your vision. About Corneal Transplant The cornea is the clear, front window of the eye. It helps focus light into the...
Pain Management Beyond Opioids

Pain Management Beyond Opioids

Opioid overdose caused more than 42,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2016, and the crisis continues. Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. Two million Americans are dependent on pain pills and street drugs to deal with their...
Biologics in Orthopedics

Biologics in Orthopedics

Biologics represent the cutting edge of biomedical research, and cover a wide range of therapies. From platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to stem cell therapy, this line of treatment is recasting orthopedics. What is a biological product? Biological products include a wide...
Cardiac Comeback

Cardiac Comeback

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, yet many people who have had heart attacks never start or continue their cardiac rehabilitation. What does cardiac rehab involve? Cardiac rehabilitation doesn’t change your past, but it can help you...