Senior Safety: Fall by Former President George H.W. Bush Highlights Dangers for Seniors

By Jason M Carlton

Former President George H.W. Bush was recently hospitalized with a neck injury following a fall in his Maine home — and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he’s not alone. In 2013, 2.5 million nonfatal falls among older adults were treated in emergency departments nationwide.

Helping the Healing Process with Breast Reconstruction

By Christopher Shale MD

Dealing with a diagnosis of cancer is always an incredibly traumatic ordeal for the patient and their family. Breast cancer can be even more stressful because of the visible nature of the disease. Having to deal with the emotional stress of being diagnosed with breast cancer on top of the changes in appearance that are associated with the treatment can be difficult to cope with.