Dr. Murray Feingold: Is body mass index screening necessary at schools?
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:35:35 +0000Dr. Murray Feingold
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131112/NEWS/131119861/1016/LIFESTYLEFor example, being involved in screening for hearing loss. Parents of children who "failed" their hearing test are informed of this so they can then have their child undergo a more formal hearing examination. Another example is screening for scoliosis or curvature of the spine. There has not been too much of a parent uproar over these [...]]]>Dr. Jeff Hersh: Can MS strike at a young age?
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:13:57 +0000By Dr. Jeff Hersh
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131015/NEWS/131019618/1016/LIFESTYLEA: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS, made up of the brain, spinal cord and the nerves to the eyes, the optic nerves). The CNS controls many body functions by sending electrical impulses through long nerve fibers (axons), which are insulated with myelin. MS is thought to be an autoimmune disease where the body's immune system [...]]]>Tips for New Runners
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:23:47 +0000http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131010/NEWS/310109920/1016/LIFESTYLEDr. Jeff Hersh: Is a stent a good option for BHP?
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:33:31 +0000By Dr. Jeff Hersh
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131008/NEWS/131009402/1016/LIFESTYLEA: The prostate is the male organ that makes the fluid in semen. The urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body, passes through the prostate. The prostate gland continues to grow throughout a man's lifetime, and it can enlarge enough to squish the urethra, impeding urine flow. The term for a non-cancerous enlarged prostate is benign prostatic [...]]]>Dr. Murray Feingold: Genetic testing will change medical care
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:28:21 +0000By Dr. Murray Feingold
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131008/NEWS/131009404/1016/LIFESTYLEJust from a blood sample, your approximately 23,000 genes can be tested for gene mutations that cause diseases such as cancer, heart disease, intellectual and physical disabilities, and the list goes on and on. For example, why do some individuals have a strong family history of developing certain [...]]]>Dr. Jeff Hersh: Brush and floss, or prepare for loss
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:57:32 +0000By Dr. Jeff Hersh
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131001/NEWS/131009923/1016/LIFESTYLEA: Contrary to what many people think, tooth loss is not an inevitable consequence of aging. Although more than a quarter of Americans older than age 60 no longer have any of their teeth, this is actually a significant improvement from 50 years ago, due to the [...]]]>5 things you should know about Obamacare and cancer
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:53:08 +0000By Jessica Holbrook
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20131001/NEWS/131009925/1016/LIFESTYLEComing in 2014, the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as "Obamacare," could make it easier to detect, diagnose and treat breast cancer. Reforms could make it easier for Americans to obtain — [...]]]>Tips for Buying Pretty and Pain-Free Wedding Shoes
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 22:23:23 +0000http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20130914/NEWS/309149959/1016/LIFESTYLEWhite Beans with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:28:03 +0000http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20130904/NEWS/309049900/1016/LIFESTYLEHow to Keep Medications Safe and Accessible in a Natural Disaster
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:24:33 +0000http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20130827/NEWS/308279932/1016/LIFESTYLEDr. Jeff Hersh: Jumper’s knee’ a common athlete’s injury
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:17:02 +0000By Dr. Jeff Hersh
http://www.geneseorepublic.com/article/20130827/NEWS/130829422/1016/LIFESTYLEA: Patellar tendonitis is an inflammation of the patellar (knee cap) tendon, typically caused by overuse. It is sometimes called "jumper's knee" since it most commonly affects athletes who play sports where there is a lot of jumping, [...]]]>