No one ever wants to visit the doctor and hear the “c-word.” Cancer is a scary diagnosis, especially if you haven’t noticed any signs or symptoms. There’s more awareness than ever surrounding some cancers, like breast cancer, but others don’t receive as much media attention.
Colonoscopy is the most accurate test to detect abnormal growths (colon polyps) in the large intestine as well as colon cancer. It is the only test where polyps can be removed.
Athletes, by definition, must keep their bodies in peak physical shape. Even if you aren’t training for the next Olympics or playing in a professional league, a moderate interest in cycling, running or other recreational sport can leave you vulnerable to injury.
Dr. Carr Vineyard specializes in orthopedic surgery, ankle replacement surgery and foot and ankle disorders. Below he answers questions relating to foot and ankle issues.
Whether you’re just getting into a new favorite sport or you’ve been playing for years, it’s likely that you’re going to experience some kind of pain throughout your training and playing. Taking care of injuries and keeping your pain at bay is one of the best ways to ensure that your body is in peak physical condition and that you’re operating at the top of your game.
Does the recent popularity of organic foods have you wondering if going organic is truly better for you? And if so, is it worth your money?
Here’s everything you need to know about buying organic foods.
Exercising in hot weather can be stressful on your body. But there is also some research to suggest that working out in the heat and humidity can improve performance for athletes.
Flip-flops are a summer wardrobe staple: they’re fun, they’re easy to slide on and they keep your feet cool in the heat. But flip-flops may actually be the worst shoes for your feet.
Hydration is important year-round, but as the summer temps continue to rise, North Central Surgical Center wants to remind you just how crucial it is to drink enough water.
The start of summer means we’re halfway through the year. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most Americans who make New Year’s resolutions each year, you may have started off the year strong, but then allowed your health and fitness goals to fall by the wayside as the months passed.