5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

Posted by Samira Kirmiz, MD on 2/22/17 1:00 PM

The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck that helps regulate your body’s systems, including your metabolism.

Clinically, thyroid problems typically fall into two categories: hormonal (hyperthyroidism or an overproduction of the hormone and hypothyroidism or an underproduction of the hormone) and structural (thyroid nodules and cancer). The good news is most issues can be managed once they are diagnosed and a treatment plan is put into place.

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Endometrial Cancer: risk factors, warning signs, and treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 12/22/16 9:00 AM

In 2016, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 60,000 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 10,000 deaths. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer and if it caught early, it is one of the most treatable and least deadly gynecological cancers. Unfortunately, the warning signs are often ignored.

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Common Heel Ailments

Posted by Dana Cozzetto, DPM on 12/5/16 2:00 PM

Heel pain is a common complaint, and can affect active individuals as well as those who are less active. There are a number of problems that can cause heel pain and four of the most common are explored below. 

 

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Six Foot Ailments to Watch Out For as We Age

Posted by Dana Cozzetto, DPM on 10/27/16 10:50 AM

Our aging population needs to be on the look-out for a few common foot ailments that can be either prevented or treated with proper medical care.

 

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How to Get Great Skin for Fall

Posted by Lorilee Wagner on 9/30/16 10:30 AM

Need ideas for moisturizing dry lips, getting dewy skin, improving skin tone and texture and keeping skin hydrated as we head towards the dry winter months? Find out our best skin care recommendations!

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