6 STAYING ACTIVE WITH CANCER
Trust your doctor—and your own
body—to help guide you in an
8 HEAD INJURIES AND YOUR CHILD
Take steps to protect your sportsloving
child from the hazards of
10 MACULAR PUCKER Q&A
by D.M. Deupree, M.D. | A different
condition from Age-Related Macular
Degeneration (AMD), Macular Puckers
have similar symptoms.
12 WHY DON'T MEN ASK FOR HELP?
Suicide and substance abuse rates are
higher in men—and rates of seeking
help are lower.
14 TECHNOLOGY + DENTISTRY =
by Neal M. Solar, DMD | Advances in
technology make dentistry better—
and more comfortable—than ever.
16 PARKINSON'S DISEASE | Its causes
are still unknown, but there are many
medications to treat symptoms.
18 ROBOTIC ASSISTED HIP & KNEE
by Richard V. Abdo, M.D. | Thanks to
modern technology, joint replacement
surgery is more precise and less
invasive than ever.
20 MORE GOOD HAIR DAYS | Top tips
from dermatologists for smooth,
shiny, healthy hair.
22 REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
by Gerald E. Trimble, M.D. | Modern
therapies to help support the body's
natural ability to heal itself.
23 DIABETES: BACK & NECK PAIN
Studies show a link, but researchers
need more data to understand the
relationship between the disease and
higher incidence of pain.
24 SPINAL STENOSIS
by Michael R. Piazza, M.D. | This
common ailment can lead to pain,
cramping, weakness or numbness. But
never fear—we've got your back!
26 LESS IS MORE (PROCESSED FOOD)
Too many processed foods can
increase the risk of cardiovascular
disease, among other health hazards.
28 AVASTIN & RETINA DISEASE
by Michael Tolentino, M.D. | A cancer
treatment drug can also be effective
in treating some retinal conditions.
30 CROSSFIT: WE'VE TALKED ABOUT
WHAT IT IS, LET'S LOOK AT WHAT
IT ISN'T by Aaron Hanna | There are
some common misconceptions about
CrossFit—don't let them stand in the
way of starting to get fit today!
4 COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE DIGEST • JUL–SEP 2019 | WWW.CHDIGEST.COM