Wellness Information

Dr. Bill: Why I chose to be a podiatrist

Choosing to be a podiatrist was not a difficult decision. Medicine is something into which I was born. My father, mother, brother and sister are all medical professionals across a wide spectrum of specialties. The choice for me was not whether I would go into medicine, but rather what specialty I would choose. From a very

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Things to know about breast augmentation

Breast augmentation is probably one of the first things most people think of when they think of plastic surgery. Although it is the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery, most people don’t understand all the nuances of it. It is estimated that in 2009 alone, 289,000 women had a breast augmentation in the United States. The

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Why you should consider beginning yoga this year

Thinking about beginning yoga? Here are five surprising benefits — plus how to get started.

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7 healthy snacks on the go that get you results

Choosing the right healthy snacks on the go is a must when you want to stick to your resolutions but have minimal time for food prep.

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Snoring, obstructive sleep apnea: How to get a better night’s sleep​

Sleep apnea is a diagnosis that affects millions of people in the U.S – 24% of adult men and 9% of adult women. It involves the slowing (hyponea) or brief cessation of breathing (apnea) while sleeping. Often snoring is observed by a loved one and can be quite frightening. Sleep apnea can be either central or obstructive

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What is a silent heart attack?

While most heart attacks are obvious to the sufferer, a silent heart attack might go completely unnoticed.

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Understanding cleft lip and cleft palate

Cleft lip and palate is a relatively common congenital problem occurring in 1 in 750 live births, and many of us have probably seen or known at least one individual with this condition. Joaquin Phoenix was born with a microform (mild type) cleft lip and NFL quarterback Peyton Manning had to have a cleft palate repaired.

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Exercise is the key to heart health

Did you know that exercise is one of the safest, most effective ways to maintain good heart health?

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How many steps per day do you really need?

We’ve all heard the recommendation to get 10,000 steps per day to achieve better health and lose weight. So how can you meet your daily step goal?

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The amazing benefits of breastfeeding

There are many immediate and long-term benefits of breastfeeding that are very powerful for you and your baby.

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