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Palliative Medicine: Helping You Cope with Serious Illness

Mary was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) several years ago. Since then, physicians have managed her symptoms with medications, bronchodilators and oxygen therapy. The 75-year-old also benefits from palliative medicine, a medical specialty dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with serious or chronic illnesses, such […]

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5 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Ask Jill Potter, RN, the number one way to lower your risk for heart disease and she doesn’t hesitate before responding: “get up and get moving.” Potter – who has earned certification both as an Exercise Physiologist and a Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional – understands how the heart responds to exercise. She […]

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