March 2010 News Tips

Virtual colonoscopies are newest tools against deadly cancer
Many people still skip screenings for colorectal cancer even though the condition is one of the most commonly diagnosed and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Read More

New technologies are a sight for poor eyes
The latest technologies offer an ever-expanding hand in helping people with limited vision enjoy regular routines. Electronic readers as well as recently announced applications for smart phones can aid those whose vision is compromised when lighting is poor. Read More

Gluten-free doesn’t have to mean grain-free
Relatively few grains – wheat, barley, rye and a wheat/rye hybrid called triticale – actually contain the type of protein that is indigestible for people with celiac disease and psoriasis. Read More

Distractions help children overcome needle nervousness
Distractions can be a powerful ally for the guardian of a child about to get poked with a needle for school shots, flu vaccinations and blood tests, says Dr. Deborah Wiebe. Read More


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