Health News Articles

Mar 1, 2009

A Preventable Cancer: Regular Exams Can Stop Cervical Disease

Each year, an estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and the disease claims 3,800 lives, according to the U.S. Centers for...
Mar 1, 2009

PHCS Offers Second Location for Digital Mammography

As part of its commitment to providing advanced diagnostic imaging services, Princeton HealthCare System has  expanded its digital mammography...
Mar 1, 2009

Back on Tour: Princeton HomeCare Therapist Helps Noted R&B Artist Return to Stage

When GRAMMY-nominated R&B singer Will Downing first started experiencing fatigue and muscle weakness in 2006, he naturally assumed he was...
Jan 1, 2009

Is It Angina or a Heart Attack? Never Take Chances with Chest Pain

Chest pain caused by coronary artery disease, known as angina, is a common and treatable problem. But if you are suffering chest discomfort, how do...
Jan 1, 2009

Follow-up Care Critical for Colon Cancer Patients

While more and more people are heeding the advice of their doctors and scheduling colonoscopies when they turn 50 -- or earlier if they are at high...
Jan 1, 2009

UMCP's Emergency Department Tops in Patient Satisfaction

With approximately 38,000 patient visits in 2008, UMCP's Emergency Department is a busy place -- night and day. Keeping all the activities and...
Jan 1, 2009

Women & Epilepsy: Stay Vigilant During Times of Hormonal Change

During puberty, pregnancy and menopause, frequent shifts in hormonal balance can make epilepsy and other seizure disorders come to the surface. ...
May 1, 2008

Improved Technology Identifying Thyroid Problems Earlier

It may start with a cough that just won't go away. Perhaps you have noticed a change in your voice, or have been feeling exhausted and...
Mar 1, 2008

Montgomery Woman Breathes Easier Thanks to Pulmonary Rehab Program

Janet Howe had big plans when she retired from Johnson & Johnson three years ago. With New York within easy reach of her Montgomery home, she...
Mar 1, 2008

Learning to Cope: Hospice Provides Support for Loved Ones

Steve Walcavich says he didn't think he needed help coping with the loss of his wife of 42 years, Kathryn, who died after a two-year battle...