Health News Articles

Apr 21, 2014

A Guide to Improving Your GI Health

If you think that a balanced diet is the key to gastrointestinal health, you’re only half right. While it’s important to watch what...
Apr 18, 2014

Lung Cancer Screenings Are Now at UMCP

Current and former smokers at a high risk for lung cancer can receive reduced-cost screening exams through a new collaborative effort between ...
Apr 8, 2014

Reclaim Your Life With Greater Mobility and Less Pain

Jim Craigie can instantly recognize the walk of a person with chronic hip pain, and he won’t hesitate to approach a total stranger who...
Apr 2, 2014

Diagnosed with Cancer? UMCP Is There Every Step of the Way

When diagnosed with cancer, patients often feel scared, confused, or overwhelmed. The skilled compassionate staff of the Edward & Marie ...
Mar 20, 2014

Spotting and Treating Lung Infections

Many lung infections are acute and mild, with a rapid onset and short course. But for patients with an underlying lung condition, lung infections...
Mar 15, 2014

Perimenopause: A Critical Stage for Women

Menopause is the result of a woman’s ovaries no longer producing estrogen, which ends the menstrual cycle and marks the end of a...
Mar 4, 2014

Diagnose Sleep Problems From the Comfort of Your Own Bed

The Sleep Center at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP) recently began offering a new home testing program to help ...
Feb 11, 2014

Protect Yourself Against Dangerous Blood Clots

The ability of your blood to clot can stop potentially dangerous bleeding when you suffer an injury or cut. But clots that form unrelated to an...
Feb 6, 2014

Breathe Easy: Managing Pulmonary Disease

With a combination of medication, pulmonary rehabilitation and lifestyle changes, more and more people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Feb 3, 2014

Staying Heart Healthy: Not Just For Men

When it comes to heart health, the biggest difference between men and women might not be in their hearts but in...