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4 Surprising Bodily Responses To Running

4 Surprising Bodily Responses to Running

Jul 06, 2018

Aside from strengthening your heart, lungs, and legs, running can also impact other bodily systems in not-so-pleasant ways. From bowel movements to runny noses, here are four surprising physical responses to running. 1. The Urge to Run... to the Restroom Running creates a jostling motion in the...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Healthy Aging
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
What Every Parent Should Know About Dry Drowning

What Every Parent Should Know About Dry Drowning

Jun 18, 2018

You may have heard recent news stories about the dangers of “dry drowning” for children. Though medical professionals typically do not use the term, the public uses “dry drowning” to describe a range of near-drowning scenarios that can happen after a child leaves the water. Here’s what you should...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
5 Essential Screenings For Mens Health

5 Essential Screenings for Men's Health

Jun 05, 2018

Though a man may feel and look healthy, his potential for some life-altering conditions increases as he ages. Luckily, your doctor can help you prevent and detect many health issues early with screenings at your annual wellness visit. Here are the five essential screenings every adult male should...

General Health & Wellness
Men's Health

Maturewell Dementia vs. Alzheimers

May 23, 2018

As we age and take care of our maturing loved ones, recognizing the signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s becomes more important. Though often grouped together, cognitive conditions and disorders usually require different treatment plans. Understanding how to distinguish between Alzheimer’s and...

Healthy Aging
3 Important Nutrients For Your Pregnancy Meal Plan

3 Important Nutrients for Your Pregnancy Meal Plan

May 14, 2018

During pregnancy, your baby depends on you for nutrients. Dr. Weslei Rice, primary care physician and obstetrician at CHI St. Joseph Health, says, “The food you eat will play an integral role in your baby’s growth and development while in the womb.” To ensure your baby is getting everything he or...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Diet & Fitness
Maternity
Women's Health
Robotic Assisted Obgyn Surgery Improves Outcomes

Minimally Invasive, Robotic-Assisted Surgery Improves OB/GYN Patient Outcomes

May 11, 2018

With robotic-assisted surgeries, CHI St. Joseph Health patients are gaining the benefits of minimally invasive surgery with smaller incisions and reduced recovery time. Robotic Surgery: The Wave of the Future “We’re doing more complex cases and improving the percentage of minimally invasive...

3 Common Causes Of Knee Pain And How You Can Get Relief

3 Common Causes of Knee Pain & How You Can Get Relief

May 11, 2018

Knee pain affects millions of people each year. “The knee is a complex joint, and many conditions can contribute to knee pain and inflammation,” says Thomas Campbell, MD, physician at CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care University Drive. If you’re experiencing knee pain, identifying your symptoms...

General Health & Wellness
Bone & Joint Health
Healthy Aging
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Rheumatology

Plan For It: Stroke Symptoms and Next Steps

May 02, 2018

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While the risk of stroke increases as you age, strokes can happen to anyone at any time. Leena Kodali, MD, medical director at the CHI St. Joseph Health MatureWell Lifestyle Center, says, “The...

Stroke Care
Neurology & Stroke
3 Misconceptions About Bariatric Surgery

3 Misconceptions About Bariatric Surgery

Apr 13, 2018

Struggling to lose weight and considering bariatric surgery? Obesity is a complex health issue to address, and it’s important for you to consider your options. If you’re looking for long-term weight loss, bariatric surgery is one intervention that has proven successful for decades. Here are three...

General Health & Wellness
Weight Loss
Diet & Fitness

Plan for It: The 8 Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

Apr 13, 2018

How do you know when the celebrating goes too far? Alcohol poisoning can often be difficult to detect in the blur of the night and can lead to death if left untreated. According to Thomas Campbell, MD, physician at CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care University Drive, “Alcohol poisoning is caused by...