Focusing on Men’s Health

When it comes to general health, there are gender differences.  While men face many of the general health issues that women also face (heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, depression), men also face some gender-specific health challenges.  Compared to women, men are more likely to: Drink more alcohol and consume more tobacco Engage in risky behaviors […]

Brain Health Awareness—Staying Sharp

A healthy body is a common topic.  But what about a healthy brain?  Brain health is something we should all be aware of and ready to cope with as we age. A basic healthy brain begins with: Regular physical exercise Proper food and nutrition Sound medical health Adequate sleep and relaxation A fit mind An […]

The Effective Emergency Treatment of Migraines—Up Close and Personal

We’ve talked about migraines in this space before—what they are, how they can be prevented and treated.  Now we have a real world example of what it is like to be afflicted with and what can be done to treat a migraine. A few days ago, an Instagram poster chronicled her visit to Frontline ER […]

Understanding Blood Pressure

We hear about it almost every day: blood pressure. So, what is this thing about pressuring my blood?  And what should I know about it? When your heart beats, it squeezes and pushes blood through your arteries to the rest of your body.  Measuring the pressure created by this force is called  taking your blood […]

Stroke Awareness

The fifth leading cause of death in the U. S. is stroke.  And it is also a major cause of disability for adults. Since May is National Stroke Awareness Month, take a moment and learn about this health issue. What is a stroke and how would I recognize if a loved one or someone around […]

“Stand Up Straight”—Minding Your Posture!

We all remember our parents telling us to “stand up straight” and “don’t sit like that or you’ll stay like that!” They really had more than a straight back in mind (whether they knew it or not)  when they told us that.  Good posture is really a key part of our overall health. How we […]

Coping With Digestive Issues

Your lifestyle and the foods you eat impact you more than you might imagine.  If you are sedentary, you need to move. Movement helps the whole body and all of its systems. When it comes to what you eat, that old saying “you are what you eat” becomes very true. By watching everything we put […]

Work, Injuries, Care and Recovery

“I’ve learned from…injury and come back even more humble.”—Troy Polamalu, former NFL player Injury in the workplace is something to be avoided yet prepared for.  And while most workplaces aren’t NFL fields of play, workplace injuries happen everywhere from offices to construction sites to kitchens. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth […]

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, science continues to find and use new and more effective treatments against the virus. If you are high-risk and meet certain criteria, Frontline ER has a treatment option for you.  It’s called Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, mAb for short, and it’s available now. “If you test positive for COVID-19 and […]

Surviving Easter’s Goodies

Easter is always a time of great joy—and sweets!  It is a day of temptation when it comes to our diet. It can be a day of binging on chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks! So, how does one deal with this tsunami of sugar? Moderation, that’s how. And avoiding all of the aspects of treats. […]