Archive for April, 2016

Knowing Your Family Medical History

In 2004, the Surgeon General of the United States declared Thanksgiving as National Family History Day. This declaration was made to help increase awareness of FHH as an important risk factor for common chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, and to promote a reduction of the burden these diseases have on the […]

Dealing with Complex Medical Disorders


Medical conditions that cross medical specialties are particularly challenging for patients and their doctors. How to help?

Living with Multiple Myeloma


Jack Aiello has been living with multiple myeloma since 1995. Joyce and Robin talk with him about patient empowerment.