Talking the talk about walking with walkers

Talking the talk about walking with walkers

(NAPSI)—Caring for an aging parent can be a great challenge. And as our beloved seniors age, their primary caregivers, commonly their children, ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Medical advances offer alternatives to hysterectomy

Medical advances offer alternatives to hysterectomy

I have found when taking a woman’s medical history that she often doesn’t know when her mother entered menopause. That’s because twe...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Relay For Life: An overnight journey

By Kelly HindermanGuest ColumnistRelay For Life is an 18 hour journey providing the light of day and dark of night to parallel the physical effects, e...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Wound Care Center earns national award

Wound Care Center earns national award

TROY — The Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Services at Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) has been recognized with a national award for clinica...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Science says: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

By Lauran NeergaardAP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Colonoscopy can help prevent cancer

Colonoscopy can help prevent cancer

Colonoscopies are a powerful tool in screening for colorectal cancer, but are only effective in reducing one’s risk if people properly prepare f...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Air pollution may increase dementia risk

(AP) — Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and l...

March 15th, 2017 |  


How to handle your own retirement

How to handle your own retirement

Retirement is evolving. And if you’re part of the baby boomer generation—an estimated 76 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964̵...

March 15th, 2017 |  


How to handle your own retirement

How to handle your own retirement

Retirement is evolving. And if you’re part of the baby boomer generation—an estimated 76 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964̵...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Air pollution may increase dementia risk

(AP) — Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and l...

March 15th, 2017 |