Sleep Tips Pediatricians Use With Their Own Kids

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/16/18 2:52 PM

Andrew Katz, MD, a pediatrician with Mercy Medical Group, shares his expertise and own experience with building sleep habits in this Q&A.

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Endometrial Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 3/15/18 9:00 AM

In 2018, The American Cancer Society estimates that about 63,230 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 11,000 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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What Is Graves' Disease?

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/13/18 4:35 PM

The autoimmune condition called Graves' disease has been in the news a lot lately, as TV host Wendy Williams announced her diagnosis in February. Dr. Patricia Ostrander, an  expert endocrinologist with Mercy Medical Group, says that the disease is actually relatively common in her practice. To help shed some light on the condition, Dr. Ostrander has answered the following questions about Graves' disease. 

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Sleep Disorders Expert on Daylight Saving Time

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/9/18 1:31 PM

These days so many people experience sleep deprivation from living hectic lives. Add to that about 60 million Americans with insomnia and another 22 million who suffer from sleep apnea, and there’s clearly a growing population that needs to get more rest. As we look to “spring forward” with the clocks, it’s a good time to reflect about the importance of sleep.

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Colon Cancer: Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Posted by Jagrati Mathur, MD on 3/6/18 1:29 PM

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to talk about colon cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the United States. There are 136,000 estimated new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year and about 50,000 colon cancer deaths reported annually.

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