There is some confusion over what the terms quarantine and isolation really mean. Sometimes they are used interchangeably, however they do have two very different meanings. Understand the difference and what the suggestions are for individuals in both situations.
Certain people are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Review the chart below to understand your risk and why social distancing is so important at this time.
Staying home and abiding by the rules of social distancing may be making you a feel a little stir-crazy, but it’s all for the greater good. It’s extremely important to remember that by taking all necessary precautions and staying home, avoiding travel and crowded public places, you are not only protecting your own health, but…
Cover your coughs and sneezes the right way to help keep germs at bay.
Know the different signs and symptoms of a cold, flu or COVID-19.
Cardiovascular disease now affects nearly half of all American adults. But did you know that one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal in the fight against heart disease is actually your fork? What you choose to eat every day plays a big role in your heart health and can impact your risk for…
Information about breast cancer screenings can be confusing. It seems like new recommendations are coming out all the time, and each recommendation is different from the last one. Michelle Price, MD, co-medical director of the Fortunato Breast Health Center, helps us to understand some important breast health issues.
It’s easy to mix up inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) because the names sound very similar, and some people with IBD can also have IBS, but these gastrointestinal conditions are two very different medical issues. IBS and IBD do have some similar symptoms, including stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea and constipation, but…
Pretty much everyone snores now and then, but for some, snoring can become a chronic issue. If you regularly snore at night, it can disrupt the quality of your sleep and cause daytime fatigue along with a whole array of other health problems.
Managing your diabetes appropriately is a lot of work. Some of the more time-consuming aspects of self-management are meal preparation (which includes shopping and cooking), exercise, glucose monitoring and medication management.