Tag Archives: prevention

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

In the second part of our series on the difference between heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest, leading heart rhythm specialist Dr. Richard Page from the University of Wisconsin discusses the heart problem that claims one life every two minutes—and it’s not a heart attack. ... More
Spinal Meningitis

Spinal Meningitis

I was in the hospital for five weeks with spinal meningitis. How did I catch this illness, and can 
I get it again? Margaret South Carolina Chances are good that you won’t catch it again because most people develop an immunity to the bacteria or viruses that caused their illness. Spinal meningitis occurs when the […] ... More
Building Better Bones

Building Better Bones

I’ve been taking the osteoporosis drug Actonel for five years. It has helped my hips and spine, but a dental report suggests that it is harming my jawbone. Are alternative drug treatments available? My doctor suggests I see an endocrinologist. Phyllis Kentucky It is good advice to discuss your treatment options with an endocrinologist—who specializes […] ... More

Healthier by the Dozen

Some of your favorite foods can help you stay young and healthy. Ellie Krieger, registered dietician and host of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite, shares two full-flavored, rejuvenating recipes. ... More