Men, Don't Miss out on These Screenings

Men, when was the last time you went in for a routine check up? Men tend to put off going to the doctor until an emergency situation arises. Take a proactive approach to your health—don’t miss the following recommended screenings. 1. Cholesterol High cholesterol increases your risk for heart...

Men's Health
Diabetes
Oncology

5 Important Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings identify cancer before symptoms develop. Detecting cancer early may make it easier to treat. Though a variety of tests are used to scan for different types of cancer, certain screenings have been shown to lower the chance of dying from the disease. Other tests may find cancer, but...

Oncology
Healthy Aging
General Health & Wellness
Imaging
Breast Cancer

Migraines vs. Tension Headaches

Dealing with pain or pressure in your head or face? You may be suffering from a headache. When experiencing head pain, tuning into the location and intensity of the pain can help you distinguish what type of headache it is. Knowing whether you have a tension headache or migraine headache will help...

Neurology
General Health & Wellness
Chronic Pain

Osteoporosis: Should You Get Tested?

Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that weakens bones, increasing the risk of fractures. Fifty percent of women and 25 percent of men over age 50 will fracture a bone due to this common condition. Are you at risk? Risk Factors for Osteoporosis The following factors impact your risk of osteoporosis...

Healthy Aging
Bone & Joint Health

5 Classes to Take to Prepare for Baby

You’re going to have a baby! As your due date approaches, you may be feeling a mix of emotions, ranging from excitement to nervousness. Ease your concerns and gain confidence with resources right in your neighborhood. Take advantage of a variety of classes to prepare for the arrival of your newborn...

Maternity

Menstrual Maladies: What's Normal & What's Not

Many women are under the impression that experiencing debilitating symptoms is a normal part of menstruation—something they just have to get through every month. While periods often cause discomfort, experiencing severe symptoms means there’s a problem. Discover when you should visit your doctor....

Women's Health

4 Easy Lifestyle Changes for Managing Arthritis

If you’re one of the 54.4 million U.S. adults living with arthritis, managing joint pain and stiffness on a daily basis is important for your quality of life. Though this disease can be disabling, there are proactive strategies you can take to control joint inflammation and pain. Here are four easy...

Rheumatology
Bone & Joint Health
Healthy Aging

Managing an Ectopic Pregnancy

When a doctor diagnoses a pregnancy complication like an ectopic pregnancy, it can be an incredibly stressful situation for an expectant mother. An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg develops outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tubes. If an ectopic pregnancy is left...

Maternity
Women's Health

5 Interesting Facts About Alcohol's Effects

Whether you’re an occasional drinker or consume alcoholic beverages moderately, you should understand how alcohol affects your health. Research on alcohol and the human body has revealed some health benefits and risks. Here are five interesting facts about the effects of alcohol on the body. 1....

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness

Your Way to Wellness

CHI St. Luke’s Health is dedicated to a mission of healing mind, body, and spirit. Aspiring to create healthier communities, we encourage you to take a proactive approach to your wellbeing. Improve your overall wellness by focusing on how you can improve each area. Physical Physical wellness is all...

General Health & Wellness