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Study Now Underway regarding Treatment For Spinal Scoliosis

February 27, 2012

People with scoliosis suffer from an abnormal side to side (or lateral) curvature of their spine.

Dr. Michael Zimring, Director, Center for Wilderness and Travel Medicine at Mercy

Tips On How To Stay Healthy When Aboard An Airplane

February 20, 2012

With spring and summer hard upon us, it’s time to start thinking about warm weather vacations…which for many, means jumping an airplane to some tropical isle or other fun destination.

Mercy patient Laine Malcotti (far right) is interviewed by WBAL-TV11 regarding her fight with breast cancer

Sedentary Lifestyle May Increase Cancer Risk

February 20, 2012

Researchers said that sitting at a desk all day could do more than just increase the size of your waistline – it could be an overlooked risk factor for certain cancers.

Mercy gastroenterologist Dr. Richard Desi

Dr. Richard Desi Discusses Treating Stomach Upset

February 13, 2012

Unless you're lucky enough to have an iron-clad stomach, chances are you've probably had your share of tummy aches over the years.

Mercy urogynecologist Dr. R. Mark Ellerkmann

Dr. Mark Ellerkmann Discusses Urinary Incontinence

February 6, 2012

Urinary incontinence is a common problem, especially among women, and there are things that can be done about it.

Mercy's Dr. Robert Atlas, OB/GYN

Dr. Atlas Discusses Importance Of Exercise During Pregnancy

January 9, 2012

One of the most important things a pregnant woman can do for herself and her baby is exercise, but sometimes your body doesn't go along with that plan.

Mercy internist Dr. Jonathan Rich

Dr. Jonathan Rich Discusses Identifying And Treating Shingles

January 2, 2012

While most people expect to get chicken pox as children, doctors say there are things to watch out for when you're older so you know if the virus comes back in the form of shingles.

Dr. Charles Edwards - Maryland Spine Center - Baltimore

Mercy Spinal Surgeon Dr. Charles Edwards II Discusses Possible Genetic Link To Women's Back Pain

December 19, 2011

While many people think back pain is something inherited and that there's little to be done about it, doctors say there are factors that can increase the chances of having problems.

Dr. Robert Atlas, OB/GYN, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mercy

Mercy's Dr. Robert Atlas, OB/GYN, Discusses New Guidelines Re: Hypothyroidism Dangers In Pregnancy

December 5, 2011

Many doctors are testing pregnant women for a hormone that could identify hypothyroidism, but whether that's a good idea is being questioned.

Mercy ob/gyn Dr. Erika Nichelson

Research Reveals That Babies Born Of Pregnant Women Taking DHA Have Fewer Colds

November 21, 2011

Research shows that prenatal vitamins with DHA in them are good for pregnant women and their babies.

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