January 20, 2014
Sleep deprivation can affect your life and general well-being. Discover ways to improve your physical health with extra sleep.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Sleep Health
Tagged with: diabetes, heart disease, learning, memory, metabolism, Pinnacle Health, post-traumatic stress disorder, problem-solving, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, substance abuse, Type 2 diabetes, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Article - 3 Minute Read
December 26, 2013
Prepare yourself for the snowy months ahead with these useful snow shovel safety tips from UPMC Urgent Care.
Medically Reviewed by Urgent Care
Categorized as: Safety
Tagged with: caffeine, exhaustion, fatigue, good posture, heart attack, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, jogging, lower back pain, nicotine, Pittsburgh, sedentary lifestyle, shovel, shovel safety, smokers, snow, snowfall, sore muscles, stretch, stretching, walking, winter
Article - 2 Minute Read
November 20, 2013
Read more about the dangers and effects of smoking cigarettes. Learn how you can improve your health by putting out that butt and making a change today.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC HealthPlan
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: broken bones, cataracts, cigarette, diabetes, hearing loss, heart disease, hip fracture, lung disease, macular degeneration, osteoporosis, quit smoking, smoking cessation, UPMC Health Plan
November 18, 2013
Learn how bariatric surgery can improve your overall health if you are trying to overcome obesity. See if it's the right choice for you.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Bariatric Services
Tagged with: Anita Courcoulas MD, bariatric surgery, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Section of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery, sleep apnea, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Hamot, UPMC Horizon, UPMC St. Margaret, weight loss surgery