How Much Does an MRI Cost?

If this is the first time your doctor has recommended getting an MRI, you may be wondering about the costs associated with this procedure. Here’s what to know about the cost and benefits of getting an MRI.

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Do I Have a Cold Sore or Chapped Lips?

How can you tell the difference between a cold sore and simple chapped lips? It’s important to know before you risk the chance of possibly spreading cold sores to those around you.

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How to Determine Your Max Heart Rate

Having more knowledge about your heart rate is a great way to monitor overall health and condition. The American Heart Association recommends these simple techniques for learning your max and resting heart rate.

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Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Energy drinks have been around for decades. However, a growing body of research has shown that energy drinks can have serious negative health consequences, especially for children and young adults.

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Getting Stomach Flu Treatment

Stomach flu is an intestinal infection that can cause a lot of pain. Here’s what you need to know to get proper stomach flu treatment.

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Diabetes Screening

November is National Diabetes Month, making it the perfect time to shed light on one of the country’s most common and costly medical conditions.

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Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Eager to get the scoop on sugar? Well, before you take any scoops, learn what kinds of sugars to avoid and what are okay to add to your diet.

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Flu Facts 101

When it comes to the flu, the best defense is a good offense. Proper cleaning and hand-washing, getting vaccinated and avoiding contact with infected persons are all proactive steps you can take to sidestep the flu this year.

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The dangers of sharing prescription medications

Look in your medicine cabinet and you’ll see every prescription bottle includes a label with the name of the drug, the dosage, instructions, and perhaps most importantly, the name of the patient for which it’s intended.

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Questions for your doctor

There’s no better place than your doctor’s office to take control of your health. You already took time out of your day to go to your doctor’s appointment, so don’t be afraid to ask questions and get the information you need before you leave.

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