Saint Peter's Better Health

How Obesity Weighs On Your Body

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the U.S. As weight accumulates over time and your body mass index rises, your risk also rises for several health conditions.
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3 Foods For A Healthier You

Science is stuffed with research on how what you eat affects your body. Some foods may play a role in certain diseases. Here’s a roundup of 3 recent studies on the power of food.
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What is Heat Stroke?

What is heat stroke? Boris Stoev, DO, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint Peter's University Hospital, explains this medical emergency.
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Take 3 Steps Toward Healthy Eating

We know we should eat more of what’s good for us and less of what’s not. But most Americans get too many calories and not enough nutrition in their daily diet, health experts claim. Here’s a simple three-step plan to help.
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Skin Cancer Prevention Lasts A Lifetime

Many people already know that sunscreen helps prevent UV radiation from damaging your skin and reduces your risk for skin cancer. But do you know what age you should start applying it? Here’s what you need to know to ensure sun protection throughout life...
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