Health News Articles

Feb 15, 2011

Hope for Severe Depression

Depression can reach a point at which medication alone is no longer effective. In those cases, electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, has been shown to...
Feb 15, 2011

Taking Control: Programs to Help You Manage Diabetes and Heart Disease

Although diabetes and heart disease are two of the most prevalent, potentially life-altering diseases affecting Americans, there are steps you can...
Feb 15, 2011

Medication Reconciliation: Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions

Taking charge of your health includes knowing--and accurately communicating to your healthcare provider--what medications you're taking at any...
Feb 15, 2011

Children & Asthma: Establish an Asthma Action Plan in Advance of an Attack

Asthma--a potentially life-threatening respiratory condition that causes swelling and narrowing of the airways--affects about 10 percent of all...
Feb 15, 2011

Picky Eater? Should You Be Worried?

University Medical Center at Princeton's Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders Program provides care for children between the ages of 2 and 18 to...
Feb 15, 2011

Advances in Lung Cancer Care

Lung cancer care took a major step forward recently when a government-backed study found that diagnostic CT scans might reduce a smoker's risk...
Jan 1, 2011

Women and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Although heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in women, there is still widespread belief that it is mainly a man's disease. Awareness of...
Jan 1, 2011

Preventing and Treating Sports-related Knee Injuries

Whether you live an extremely active lifestyle or are an occasional weekend warrior, proper warm-up exercises and cool-down stretches are important...
Jan 1, 2011

Aortic Aneurysm: Early Detection Saves Lives

An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in the wall of the aorta, which carries blood from the heart to vessels throughout the body. Without...
Jan 1, 2011

New Service Expands Behavioral Health Programs for Women

Princeton House Behavioral Health has expanded its specialized services fro women with the addition of a new program, as well as a new location. ...