Good Medicine and Perseverance: A Winning Strategy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Playing competitive soccer for most of her 26 years, Dani Foxhoven knows something about pain. Bumps and bruises are routine; rolled ankles are hardly unique. In high school, Dani made a slide tackle to block a shot, the ball fracturing her femur … [Read more...]

Overactive Bladder? Try Mind Over Matter


**By Una Lee, MD** Are you someone who feels sudden, strong urges to urinate despite no easy access to a bathroom? Maybe you’re on an airplane and the “fasten seat belt” light is still on, or you are in a meeting and it would be disruptive to get … [Read more...]

Freedom from Joint Pain: Nik’s Story


When Nik Quesnell isn't playing golf or on a bike trip, he’s probably indoors “spinning” on a stationary bike or doing hot yoga. Nik, who is retired, has been active all his life. Today, thanks to bilateral hip replacement surgery, he’s enjoying his … [Read more...]

Staying a Lifelong Runner: Tony’s Story


"Always running." That's what Tony Williams, 50, is always doing and it's also the name of his company, Always Running, where he helps people safely reach their fitness goals. "We stress taking care of your body first," says Tony, and he often … [Read more...]

Are You Squinting through Summer? Maybe It’s Time for an Eye Exam


**By Thomas Saunders, OD** August is National Eye Exam Month, and may be the perfect time to consider a comprehensive vision examination. In many ways, the eye serves as a window to the rest of the body’s health, and routine eye examinations are an … [Read more...]

Gynecologic Surgery: Minimally Invasive Approach Now an Option for More Procedures


**By Jil Johnson, DO** As an obstetrician and gynecologist, I have an appreciation for health care needs unique to my patients. I love that medical advances over the last five to 10 years have allowed me to help many women with an array of treatment … [Read more...]

A Look at Macular Degeneration: The Leading Cause of Blindness


**By Connie Chen, MD** Although their fame was the result of individual talent, Stephen King, Georgia O’ Keefe and Bob Hope all share something in common – they all suffered from macular degeneration. Often referred to as age-related macular … [Read more...]

Specialized Treatment Centers Improve Quality of Life for People with ALS


By Lynne P. Taylor, MD, FAAN, FANA Imagine being seemingly healthy one day and the next being diagnosed with a progressive, degenerative neurological disorder that will slowly interfere with your ability to move, speak, eat and even breathe. This … [Read more...]

Women and Sex: Six Things to Know (But Were Afraid to Ask)


**By Una Lee, MD** If the female sexual response seems mysterious and complicated, it is - like anything that involves both mental and physical systems. To shine a light on a few of these mysteries, let’s discuss some of the latest research and what … [Read more...]

Surviving Breast Cancer: Linda’s Story


I'm Linda and I'm 68 years old. Three years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. When I had my regular mammogram, something didn't look right. They wanted me to come back for another mammogram and ultrasound. That showed a possible tumor and a … [Read more...]