By DR. BUSHRA SIDDIQUI, MD In the intricate web of health care, primary care physicians (PCPs) are the cornerstone of a patient’s well-being. As a PCP myself, I know there’s […]
By Dr. Valerie Nemeth 2024 is here, bringing with it a barrage of ads, social media posts and pressure for new year resolutions. While setting goals is great, and the […]
By Dr. Balaji Saravanan Winter brings warm blankets, hot drinks, and the holiday season. However, it also brings darker days. During this time, it’s not unusual to feel signs of […]
The Decade of Centenaries in Ireland, from 2012 to 2023, marked significant historical events like the Easter Uprising and the Irish Civil War. The commemoration aimed to encourage reconciliation, peace, and a deeper understanding of the complex narratives and memories of this period. It promoted respect for diverse perspectives and local histories, resulting in rich historical resources and new interpretations. Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy, set during these times, is being staged by Druid O’Casey, providing an opportunity to reflect on this history.
Breast cancer is a common concern, and it’s essential to dispel some common myths. Dr. Mita Patel addresses these myths, including the misconception that having a lump guarantees breast cancer. Early-stage breast cancer may not present as a lump. Mammograms, the primary tool for detection, do not spread or cause cancer. There’s no scientific evidence linking deodorant, bras, cell phones, or hair dyes to breast cancer. While some risk factors are associated with genetics, being a woman over 40 is a more common risk. Importantly, men can also get breast cancer, making awareness and regular exams vital for all.
Fall sports are back, but so are sports-related injuries like concussions. Learn symptoms, prevention, and when to seek medical help.
Explore the vibrant world of Irish arts festivals and the power of storytelling. Discover how festivals like the Galway International Arts Festival in Ireland are blending art, culture, and societal issues while celebrating Irish heritage.
Becoming a mom is a wonderful, and at times, daunting transition. The endless to-do list as you prep for baby and the deluge of information can be overwhelming. There are […]
By Sara Beldon, APRN, CNP *Sara Beldon, APRN, CNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner, serving patients at Mercy Health – Sheffield Primary Care. I spy with my little eye […]
By Dr. Sleiman Abukhater Summer is the prime time to take in some extra fresh air and Vitamin D. Staying healthy and safe is crucial – that’s where a summer […]