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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Causes and Surgical Treatment of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are common, and there are many different types. Stones can form from urine that contains too much of certain substances that form crystals. These substances can include: Uric acid Struvite Cystine Certain medicines Calcium Oxalate Carbonate Phosphate Minimally Invasive Surgery Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a minimally invasive procedure used… Read more »

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Burn Awareness: Flame Burns

Although still common, flame burns can be prevented by installing smoke detectors on each level of your house. Remember: Check those batteries every month! Watch this video for more helpful hints in preventing burns from fire or flames.

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Video: Burn Awareness – Thermal Burns

Thermal burns, also known as contact burns, are among the most common household burns. According to Jenny Ziembicki, MD, preliminary care for thermal burns varies, depending on the size of the burn. Here are some quick tips for quickly treating thermal burns: Remove the patient from source of the burn… Read more »

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