Better known as swimmer’s ear, otitis externa is an infection that can develop when water becomes trapped in your outer ear canal after swimming.
Summer is the season of sunshine, but basking in the warm rays may put you at risk for developing skin cancer, the most common type of cancer affecting Americans.
Summer reading? Check. School supplies? Check. Your child’s health? Check. With school starting soon, many parents find themselves busy helping prepare their children for the new academic year. One vital to-do is your child’s yearly wellness exam. “It’s always a good idea to see your child’s pediatrician yearly to make sure he or she is […]
Bursting with fresh fruits and veggies, summer is the perfect time of year to focus on eating well. The air is warm, the sun is shining and the farmers market is rife with leafy greens, juicy melons and colorful peppers. “Local produce is easily accessible during the summer months, which is wonderful for a variety […]
Summer is a time for rest and relaxation, sunshine and vacations. But summer fun comes with the potential for serious health risks. This summer, take a few simple steps to help prevent common health issues and avoid frequent visits to the doctor’s office.
Bursting with fresh fruits and veggies, summer is the perfect time of year to focus on eating well. Try this versatile salsa recipe that also goes well with white fish or grilled chicken.
A hospital visit can be a stressful time, filled with questions and concerns. In some cases, patients may not be familiar with some of the roles and responsibilities of the different health care providers who help them during their treatment.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Fortunately, colorectal cancer is preventable with lifestyle changes, such as a healthy diet and regular exercise, and staying up to date on cancer screenings.
Eat less. Move more. You might have heard this or seen this written at your doctor’s office. It does sound like a simple prescription for wellness, right? But we all know it’s easier said than done. Busy lifestyles keep us from stopping at the gym, playing sports or even walking around the neighborhood. But research […]
Allergy season is right around the corner. Learn how to manage the symptoms of the season, including stuffiness and sneezing. “Spring allergies can often lead to a variety of ear, nose and throat problems,” said Ron Shashy, MD, an otolaryngologist with CHI Saint Joseph Health – Ear, Nose and Throat Care. “Your body reacts to […]