82017Sep
When You Should Consider a Second Opinion?

When You Should Consider a Second Opinion?

The medical world can feel confusing and overwhelming, especially when you’re dealing with a new diagnosis and treatment option. Speaking to one expert about your complex medical needs and conditions may seem to be enough for most patients. Others, however, would prefer to know their diagnosis is corroborated by multiple medical experts. Though seeking a…

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72017Sep
What to Expect During a Hepatitis C Screening

What to Expect During a Hepatitis C Screening

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can lead to long-lasting damage. The infection is spread by contact with contaminated blood, but most people with the virus show no symptoms. It’s extremely important for at-risk individuals to undergo frequent hepatitis C screenings. For those taking the steps to get tested, here’s…

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62017Sep
How Does Pregnancy Affect Dental Health?

How Does Pregnancy Affect Dental Health?

In addition to morning sickness, body aches, constant emotional ups and downs and, of course, a growing abdomen, some pregnant women are also at an increased risk for certain dental issues. This heightened risk for dental problems is primarily due to the drastic hormone changes pregnant women inevitably experience, which can affect the way the…

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62017Sep
How are Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Different?

How are Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Different?

If you or a loved one struggle with diabetes you’re certainly not alone. One of the most prevalent health issues in the nation, the CDC estimates 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. That’s an astonishing 9.3 percent of the country’s population. Only about 1.5 million of the nation’s diabetics have type 1 diabetes,…

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