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Tattoos are extremely common. Many people have them, and many people have never experienced any issues from them. But is tattooing completely safe? For the vast majority of people who get tattoos, tattooing is a safe procedure. With that said, there are still some things you should [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • September 29, 2016

Written by: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh Listen to your body and make time for your routine gynecologic exams In my practice as [...]

By Reggie Kumar • September 19, 2016

Horrific wildfires have displaced hundreds of California residents from their homes this summer.  Hurricanes and fierce storms in Florida and the Gulf Coast have damaged more homes, sending citizens fleeing for shelter.  And eight tornadoes carved through Indiana in August leaving scores homeless. Every time I witness Mother [...]

By • September 15, 2016

A volatile and contentious presidential election campaign has left many people feeling disheartened, frustrated, and even hostile. Our reactions to the presidential contest – and many issues in general – have become so polarized that attempts at discussion can quickly turn into confrontations. These conflicts can negatively impact both [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • August 30, 2016

We all know it’s important to stay hydrated when exercising, but just how much should we be drinking? It depends. Sweating is the primary way we lose fluid, but each of us loses it at a different rate – which means each of us has a different amount [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • August 24, 2016

Many high school students are drawn to the idea of a future career in the health care field but don’t know what steps to take to pursue their goals. [...]

By • August 17, 2016

Each year in the U.S., about 150,000 babies are born after only 23 to 34 weeks of gestation, which puts them at risk for [...]

By • August 15, 2016

Attention commuters and desk sitters: We’ve all heard the news that sitting is not [...]

By • August 12, 2016

For Abby Nathanson, 17, and best friend Ruby Garland, 17, baking cakes is a bittersweet tribute to a woman who was known not only for her love of creating sweet treats, but also her warrior-like attitude and determination to beat one of the deadliest cancers in the world. [...]

By Reggie Kumar • August 9, 2016

Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean our sun protection habits should go dark. Even on a cloudy day, many of the sun’s rays can still reach us and cause trouble if we’re not protecting our skin. Thankfully, sunscreen can be a huge help. [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • August 8, 2016