Female doctor with protective work wear assessing a patient's thyroid health

Minimizing the Threats to Thyroid Health

It takes a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to identify threats to thyroid health and help patients maintain a healthy thyroid. According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), more than 12% of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition at some point in…

Pediatric Diabetes

Exploring Pediatric Diabetes

Approximately 90-95% of the over 37 million Americans with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, the diagnosis of children with diabetes — including Type 2 — has been on the rise. As of 2019, the American Diabetes Association estimates that around 283,000 Americans under…

brushing teeth lowers risk of heart failure

Want to Stay Heart Healthy? Brush Your Teeth!

Can brushing teeth help heart health? A recent study suggests it might. Frequent brushing of teeth is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European…