Eating Disorders, Pain, and Fractures

Whether a patient is suffering from a refusal to eat or consistent habits of overeating, eating disorders can cause serious complications in not only a patient’s social life, but also in their physical health. Eating disorders may cause malnourishment. A …

Keeping Your Pets Safe in Cold Weather

It’s commonly believed that their fur coats keep pets impervious to cold. However, our furry friends certainly are just as susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia as humans. Animals tend to have good survival instincts, but there are still things that …

What is Holiday Heart?

Despite the festive name, holiday heart is a serious, and very real medical condition. It’s brought about by a holiday atmosphere: over-indulging in food and alcohol. We know that what we eat and drink has a profound effect on our …

Torn Rotator Cuff

A torn or damaged rotator cuff is a very common injury that can cause intense pain in the shoulder and arm. The rotator cuff is actually a cluster of muscles and tendons that surrounds and covers the shoulder joint; it …

Recognizing Depression in Teenagers

The teenage years are a difficult time for everybody. Changes in a person’s body, new responsibilities and expectations, preparing for the seemingly endless string of life changes, trying to fit in with peers while trying to prove maturity…it’s a stressful …