Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and a significant killer worldwide. Despite warnings about the harmful effects of the sun, more than 1 million cases of no..
Infant and Child Safety: Prevention is the Name of the Game!
Juemin HUANG, Pediatrician
“We can do no great things; only small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa Parenting. We think it’s the hardest job in the world, and we’re pediatricians. You spend precious time..
Are You a Victim of Portion Distortion?
Maintaining a healthy weight is about maintaining a balance of energy in our bodies. Having a proper energy balance means we burn the same amount of calories that we take in each day. Taking..
Ask An Expert – Beat the Heat
Leon LI, Emergency Dept. Chair, Emergency Medicine Physician
Summer is everyone’s favorite time of year. We get to enjoy good food, great friends and of course, the summer sunshine. Unfortunately, summer also presents the year’s highest risk of heat..
Healthy Eating with TCM
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient system of health and healing based on Daoism (Tao). According to TCM, human health depends on balance and harmony between internal and extern..
Do You Suffer from Severe Menstrual Pain?
Ninni JI, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Menstruation is a fact of life for women the world over. While the majority of women may experience mild pain or discomfort, which is to be expected, the monthly menstrual cycle can be excee..
Stay Active This Winter
A regular exercise plan is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but exercising – particularly during the cold winter months – is often low on the list of priorities. The trouble with ..
The Dangers of Smoking
Smoking is dangerous! Tobacco is considered the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. It is a risk factor for six of the eight leading causes of death..
The Health Benefits of Exercise
Over 2000 years ago, the Greek writer and philosopher Hippocrates wrote “That which is used develops, and that which is not used wastes away… if there is any deficiency in food or exercise..
Ask An Expert – Sun and Sunscreen Facts
Summer is here and with summer comes time spent in the sun. Keep reading to find answers to some very commonly asked questions about the sun and sunscreen. What is UVA and UVB radiation? ..