Health and Wellness

You want to lead a healthier life, but don’t know how to get started. Read more here for an approach that helps you build a stronger, fitter body and mind.

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Why Receive an Imaging Exam?

Physicians use dozens of imaging tests to make appropriate diagnoses, yet patients don’t always understand why they were referred for the exam. In many cases, it is even beneficial for people to seek out an imaging test on their own. Below we’ll highlight the two classifications of imaging, as well… Read more »

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What is Ocular Myokymia (Eye Twitching)?

Ocular myokymia, more commonly known as eye twitching, can be either twitching of the eyelids or the twitching of the eye. Jen Will, MD, an ophthalmologist at UPMC Eye Center, further explains the causes and treatments of eye twitching. What are the Causes of Eye Twitching? For the most part, the… Read more »

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Be Happy and Healthy This Winter

Is your favorite winter activity staying indoors under a warm blanket in front of the television with a bag of snacks in hand? You’re not alone. Getting through the cold weather with your health and spirits intact is difficult but not impossible. Follow these suggestions for a happier, healthier winter…. Read more »

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Brightening Lives with Light

Light therapy is an effective treatment for individuals who are experiencing symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Promising indications for light therapy include treatment of non-seasonal depression, depression in pregnancy and sleep disorders stemming from dysregulated circadian rhythms. “There are few effective treatments for bipolar depression. That’s why we’re exploring… Read more »

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