Medical

The Effects of High Cholesterol on the Heart

By: Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute High cholesterol is a condition in which there are too many lipids (fats) in your blood (also called...

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month: What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Disease?

Dr. Mohammed W. Jeraq DHR Health Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, just below the Adam’s...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: What are my options for prevention and treatment?

Lyuba Levine, MD DHR Health Women’s Institute for Gynecologic Oncology Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women, with an estimated 604,000 new cases...

New Year, Old Problem: My Weight. Can I reach my 2024 health goals?

Dr. R. Armour Forse DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Yes, it is a new year, but there is that old problem, my weight. I have...

How to make sure that New Year’s Gym Resolution doesn’t turn into a New...

By:  Jaime Villarreal, MD DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As a physician who specializes in the musculoskeletal system and is fellowship trained in spine, I’ve seen many...

What Happens if my Kidneys Fail?

By: Jose Valdes, MD DHR Health Transplant Institute If your kidneys fail, treatment is needed to replace the work your kidneys can no longer do. There...

Shoulder Pain and Instability

By: Dr. Daniel Romanelli DHR Health Orthopedic Institute DHR Health Sports Medicine The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. It is able to turn...

Who should get screened for depression? What are the treatment options available?

By: Dr. Jose E. Igoa DHR Health Behavioral Hospital The holidays can be full of joy, but it is also important to check in on friends...

I have gallstones. What next?

By Cera Kroenke, D.O. DHR Health Surgery Institute Gallstones are very common, with over 15% of the adult population in the United States affected. Gallstones can...

What is angina and how do we diagnose it?

By: Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute The evaluation of chest pain is one of the main reasons for outpatient visits in Cardiology and can...