Health & Wellness

A Thump to His Chest During a Game Stopped His Heart. Textbook Response Saved Him.

A Thump to His Chest During a Game Stopped His Heart. Textbook Response Saved Him. 1200 798 AEPC Health

TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 (American Heart Association News) — On April 16, 2021, Peter Laake was a starting freshman defender for his prep school’s varsity lacrosse team. He’d had a…

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Another Mediterranean Diet Bonus: Healthier Pregnancies

Another Mediterranean Diet Bonus: Healthier Pregnancies 180 135 AEPC Health

TUESDAY, Dec. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The Mediterranean diet delivers plenty of health dividends, and new research now discovers it may lower complications during pregnancy. Specifically, women who stuck…

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With a Little Luck, These Foods Will Get Your New Year Started Right

With a Little Luck, These Foods Will Get Your New Year Started Right 180 135 AEPC Health

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Need a healthy way to kick off the new year? You’re in luck. As the calendar turns, cultures across the world…

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Half of Dentists Say Patients Are Coming to Appointments While High

Half of Dentists Say Patients Are Coming to Appointments While High 640 356 AEPC Health

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — More and more nervous patients are showing up stoned for dental appointments, often forcing dentists to postpone treatment until the patient sobers up,…

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Surgery is one – though not necessarily the best – option for certain types of joint and bone pain

Surgery is one – though not necessarily the best – option for certain types of joint and bone pain 2560 1338 AEPC Health

Surgery can be an effective option to fix painful hips, shoulders, and other joints – but non-surgical treatments can be just as effective for certain conditions, according to a 2021…

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Healing Without Harm in the ICU – A Doctor Explains

Healing Without Harm in the ICU – A Doctor Explains 2061 1374 AEPC Health

A trip to a hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) isn’t usually planned ahead of time. It typically happens suddenly, when an illness or accident reaches a critical level and intensive…

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Does Your Hospital Get Top Grades?

Does Your Hospital Get Top Grades? 2121 1414 AEPC Health

WHEN YOU WALK INTO a hospital to get treatment for yourself or a loved one, you’re trusting that the facility and staff follow practices to keep you safe and properly…

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Increased Health Literacy = Better Health, Savings and Less Frustration

Increased Health Literacy = Better Health, Savings and Less Frustration 2560 939 AEPC Health

Whether you’re seeking routine medical care, making an unexpected trip to the emergency room, or getting treatment for a serious illness, it’s common to encounter unfamiliar words, intimidating procedures or…

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The Strengths of Aging: How Individuals and Society Benefit From Elders

The Strengths of Aging: How Individuals and Society Benefit From Elders 2560 1707 AEPC Health

When we say someone is “young at heart,” we’re usually describing qualities found in young people: attributes such as a readiness to play, laugh and look at the world through…

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COVID-19 vaccines for children: what parents want to know

COVID-19 vaccines for children: what parents want to know 2560 1707 AEPC Health

With a new school year just around the corner, parents are thinking about more than back-to-school clothes and supplies for their kids this year. Memories of remote learning from the…

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