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Kevin Nasky, D.O.

Mental Health Care

September 20, 2022

Dr. Kevin Nasky explains how his team addresses serious mental health concerns in older adults and offers guidance to caregivers.

Senior man is drinking water after exercising.

Heat, Humidity, and Hydration

September 13, 2022

If our bodies are unable to cool down through sweating and other physiological responses, we can suffer a progression of increasingly menacing heat illnesses.

Middle age sportswoman asking for health care holding heart at the park.

8 Steps for A Healthy Heart

July 26, 2022

Heart disease remains a leading killer worldwide, but the science clearly shows that we can live longer and better through our own actions.

Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy treatment in a hospital.

Chemotherapy Combatting Cancer

June 29, 2022

Each type of cancer is different, and each patient is unique. Chemotherapy involves four general approaches for treating cancer.

A heart outlined with aspirin.

An Aspirin A Day

May 27, 2022

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released their latest recommendations for aspirin use to prevent heart attacks and stroke.

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Genetics & Alzheimer's Disease

May 23, 2022

Maysen Mesaros, genetic counselor for MUSC Health talks about the genetic components of Alzheimer’s Disease & whether someone should be tested for Alzheimer’s.

An optometrist examining a patient's eyes.

Glaucoma

April 20, 2022

Glaucoma is an eye disease that, left untreated, can cause blindness. It is believed to be the result of high pressure that builds up in the eyeball.

People exercising outdoors

Getting Old

March 28, 2022

Getting old certainly has its challenges, but as Chevalier quipped, it beats the alternative if we have acceptable health.

Illustration of brain with electrical currents

Stroke Convalescence

February 18, 2022

Dr. Jerry Reves and Dr. Paul Pritchard discuss stroke convalescence and how rehabilitation can lead to improvement.

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