Don’t Scratch that Mosquito Bite!

Anyone from the South knows that with our hot summer months come loads of mosquitoes and dreaded mosquito bites.

An Icy Outpouring of Support for ALS

The recent ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge trend on social media has raised significant awareness for a disease known as...

Do You Have the Blues? You Could Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a condition in which a person feels depressed at a certain time each year, mainly...

7 Easy Steps to Ideal Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?

New Restrictions for Hydrocodone Prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently published a rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or...

How Can I Tell the Difference Between Braxton Hicks Contractions and True Labor?

Dr. Al Robichaux shares information about the difference between sporadic "false labor" contractions called Braxton Hicks and the onset of ...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction: The “Tommy John Surgery”

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in the elbow and is involved especially with...

Symptom Awareness Brings Early Detection of Asbestos Cancer

There is no early, widely accepted screening test for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused primarily by...

What is a Midwife?

Thinking about having a baby? Wondering what your birthing options are? Today’s moms have more choices than ever.