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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By Dr. Pendleton Wickersham   Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a serious disease that causes symptoms including joint pain and swelling, stiffness and fatigue. Both men and women can be affected although RA is more common in women. Onset in middle age is typical although...

New Devices in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

By Dr. Douglas Denham Type 1 Diabetics are constantly in search of newer, better treatments since their disease requires 24/7 monitoring. One of the new products released for Type 1 Diabetes is the new GVOKE ready-to-use glucagon. This treatment for severe...

The Invisible Illness

By Dr. Damaso Oliva, Jr. We are always wondering what people are thinking and feeling.  Understanding this is difficult under any circumstances, but with the addition of a mental disorder the level of difficulty in reaching basic understanding is greatly exacerbated. ...

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

By Dr. Kerry de Jesus  It’s not unusual to walk into a room and forget what we went in there for. It happens to everyone occasionally, but how do we know if it’s part of the normal aging process or something more serious? Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a condition...
Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes

A Non-Hormonal Approach to Hot Flashes By Ayo Avworo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Vasomotor symptoms, commonly known as hot flashes, are intense feelings of heat, (usually) accompanied by profuse sweating, dampness, and flushing lasting about 4 to 10 minutes. They are the most...