Section: Highlights - posted in 2016

Solving one of men’s most common health issues: Successful new treatment for enlarged prostate
Sep 20, 2016
Solving one of men’s most common health issues: Successful new treatment for enlarged prostate Difficulty urinating. A sudden, overwhelming need to find a bathroom. Frequent nighttime trips to the toilet. It’s a list of symptoms that men with an enlarged prostate are all-too familiar with — symptoms that limited and significantly ...
100 and Beyond: A matter of good genes and a little luck?
Sep 13, 2016
100 and Beyond: A matter of good genes and a little luck? According to recent research, more important than either genetics or good fortune are factors completely within your control. Identifying smoking, a sedentary lifestyle and extra pounds as killers is not new — stacks of studies have done that. ...
Sarah’s Story: Why Exceptional Care Matters
Sep 6, 2016
Sarah’s Story: Why Exceptional Care Matters Sarah Hadden was in Spanish class when the pain started, severe abdominal pain that continued to grow worse. Soon, the 20-year-old Biola University student was looking for a ride to the hospital. A friend drove her to the Emergency Department at St. ...
What is Integrative Medicine?
Apr 25, 2016
What is Integrative Medicine? Integrative Medicine offers a broader approach to healing and health. This holistic approach incorporates conventional medicine as well as evidencebased complementary therapies — using the best of both to help patients fundamentally improve ...
The Risks of Untreated GERD
Apr 11, 2016
The Risks of Untreated GERD Popping antacids like candy? Approximately one in five Americans develop GERD, the medical name for acid reflux disease, in which acid from the stomach flows up into the esophagus, causing frequent, sometimes daily symptoms. While heartburn is ...
Pelvic Health: Leave Your Symptoms Behind
Apr 4, 2016
Pelvic Health: Leave Your Symptoms Behind Pelvic floor rehabilitation: a phrase that a decade ago was almost unknown, yet today is one of the most promising and important areas of women’s health. Our team of highly-experienced physical therapists specialize in helping women ...
For My Spine Condition, Should I See a Neurosurgeon or an Orthopedic Surgeon?
Mar 31, 2016
For My Spine Condition, Should I See a Neurosurgeon or an Orthopedic Surgeon? It can be very helpful to have the perspective of both — which is why the St. Jude Heritage Spine Center brings together board-certified neurosurgeons and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons to offer patients the best advances from each ...
A Matter of the Heart: Unique program is changing hearts and saving lives
Mar 29, 2016
A Matter of the Heart: Unique program is changing hearts and saving lives An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease. And even though heart disease causes one in three women’s deaths each year, research shows that women vastly underestimate their risk. This explains why April Pearson, a ...
One Team: Caring for You
Mar 25, 2016
One Team: Caring for You At the St. Jude Kathryn T. McCarty Breast Center we are at the forefront of stacking the odds in each woman’s favor. “Every day we use advances that weren’t available even five years ago to ensure the vast majority of women not only ...
Putting an End to the Pain: Nationally-recognized program restores lives
Mar 15, 2016
Putting an End to the Pain: Nationally-recognized program restores lives Last January, 10-year-old Haley Abeelen broke two toes while playing with friends. After weeks of pain that only grew worse, Haley was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), an uncommon chronic pain condition in which high levels of ...

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