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Nasal Irrigation Helps Control Sinus Problems

Nasal Irrigation Helps Control Sinus Problems

The public image toward nasal irrigation, which UW Health physician David Rabago has studied over the past 15 years, has changed dramatically during that time. From early days as an esoteric alternative therapy, nasal irrigation is now widely re...
4/08/2019 | Nasal Irrigation Helps Control Sinus Problems

Finding the Birth Control That's Right for You

Finding the Birth Control That

There are more safe and effective birth control options on the market than ever before. From a tiny daily pill to an injection every few months, to an invisible implant that can last for years, your doctor has these—and a wealth of other option...
3/13/2019 | Finding the Birth Control That's Right for You

Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

A patient arrives at UW Health’s Integrative Health Clinic with chronic gastrointestinal complaints. Rather than simply prescribe a new medication or different diet, David Kiefer, MD, spends an hour delving into the woman’s medical histor...
3/13/2019 | Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

Tips for Managing Your Seasonal Allergies

Tips for Managing Your Seasonal Allergies

For the more than 35 million Americans who have allergies it sometimes seems as if there are only two seasons – allergy season and winter (unless you have allergies to dust and mold and then it’s just all year long). But, in reality ...
3/01/2019 | Tips for Managing Your Seasonal Allergies

Why Love is Good for Your Health

Why Love is Good for Your Health

We all know that heart health is important so we exercise, watch what we eat, maybe even practice mindfulness. But there’s another aspect to healthy hearts that we may not always practice, but it is just as important to our health – love....
2/22/2019 | Why Love is Good for Your Health

Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

Patients often wonder if they can re-use older medications or whether the same drug can be shared between two siblings. Here, UW Health Family Physician  Mark Anderson, MD, addresses several questions often asked by patients about proper use and...
2/15/2019 | Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

 

 

 

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