Advanced planning for you and/or your loved one’s estate and your end-of-life medical care can eliminate some of the stress we can face at the end stages of life.
These days, as more cases are confirmed in the US, we’re hearing more than an earful about the Zika virus.
AtlantiCare Neurosurgeon Jorge Eller, MD, reminds you that, when it comes to stroke, remembering to BE FAST could be life-saving.
We use all sorts of metaphors to describe how we’re feeling– but it’s rare that we actually talk about our mental health. May is National Mental Health Month, which helps raise awareness for mental health issues and encourages people to talk about living with mental health conditions.
Ten years have passed since the quick action of colleagues – and use of an automated external defibrillator - saved my life.
While changes in mood are normal for new mothers, some women experience what’s called post-partum depression.
Register to join us at Absecon Lighthouse at 6 p.m on May 19 for a farm-to-table dinner benefiting AtlantiCare Growing Green.
On August 13, I worked a 12 hour night shift. Afterward, I went to see Dr. Kasper to review my test results. When I arrived at his office, I was escorted to a small room. I knew I had failed my stress test miserably. Doc came in with a sense of somberness which I had never seen. He said, “Melissa, you need bypass surgery. You need to go directly to the Emergency Room. Now.”
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the US, according to the CDC. Learn symptoms - and what you can do to prevent stroke.
As care providers, we’re seeing an increase in young athletes with repetitive stress injuries. Twelve and 13 year-old players are injuring the tissue near the ends of their bones known as growth plates. Sometimes they are tearing the tissue that surrounds their shoulder sockets.