March 05, 2020
It’s a scene many of us can recall. You arrive home from school, rush to your bedroom and tune your boombox to your favorite radio station. You pop in a blank cassette tape, or one you’ve recorded over so many times before, to capture the songs you love – or the songs you hope someone else will love, too. If that scene of adding favorite songs to your mixtape conjures up fond memories from days gone by, it might be time to add a routine colonoscopy to your health mixtape.
January 09, 2020
Despite the joy in the air around the holidays, we are all more susceptible to the common cold and influenza from the late fall to early spring each year. I want to outline a few important items to keep in mind should you or someone you care for show signs of either.
December 19, 2019
The holidays are a joyous time for many people, but some of our customs tend to have a not-so-positive impact on our health. Holiday gatherings tend to involve meals as a focal point. There is nothing inherently wrong with this practice. Everybody has to eat, right?
December 19, 2019
Most of us would consider the holiday season to be one of the best times of the year with all the time spent with family and friends, the excitement of gift giving and receiving, and the wonderful meals that tend to be the focal point of gatherings. At the same time, the holidays can be very stressful and even have the effect of bringing down mood rather than boosting it for some people.
November 06, 2019
If you aren’t living with diabetes, there’s a good chance that at least one of the friends or loved ones who you’ll see this upcoming holiday season is affected by the disease. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. – or one in 10 – have diabetes.
October 15, 2019
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to review our knowledge of this disease, shine a spotlight on its risks and symptoms, and raise awareness of how we can help fight it.
July 16, 2019
Dr. Faraaz Rahman’s addition to the cardiology practice at Clark Memorial is pretty special – both in the specialized procedures he can perform and in the fact that this Jeffersonville native is committed to serving his hometown.
June 17, 2019
Most men are notorious for procrastinating when it comes to scheduling their annual checkup, but Dr. Mark Edward Head, with Clark Memorial Health, says not making the appointment can be detrimental. “Annual checkups are important, because so many disease processes aren’t overtly disabling . . .
June 04, 2019
With summer in full swing, many of us are taking full advantage of this fun time of year, whether it’s hitting the road for a family vacation, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or taking an early evening neighborhood stroll. However you choose to enjoy this season, following some key safety tips . . .