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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

IN HEALTH

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No Need to Suffer With Chronic Nasal and Sinus Problems

 

Have you ever had a cold or allergy attack that just won't go away? If so, there's a good chance you actually had sinusitis. Experts estimate that 37 million people are affected with sinusitis every year, making it one of the most common health conditions in America. That number may be significantly higher since the symptoms of bacterial sinusitis often mimic those of colds, allergies, and many sufferers never see a doctor for proper...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

Details Dr. Harry M. Tiebout, Psychiatrist

Here's To Your Health has already paid tribute to doctors who heavily influenced Alcoholics Anonymous, and this week I will quote Dr. Harry M. Tiebout, Psychiatrist: "It was from Bill Wilson that I heard the need for alcoholics to hit bottom, of the necessity for accepting a higher power, of the indispensability of humility. These ideas had never crossed my professional horizon and certainly had never influenced my thinking or attitudes. Revolutionary as they were, they nevertheless made...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

Details Dr. Zweig

Last week's, "Here's To Your Health," mentioned Jack Anderson's 1941 "Saturday Evening Post," article titled, "Alcoholics Anonymous," 1941 was also the beginning of another doctor's story who was no less a "medical saint," to area alcoholics than Dr. Bob was to Akron alcoholics.

During 1941 Dr Zweig (who was not an alcoholic) worked at a private practice on Berry Street in Fort Wayne where an Army colonel came to visit and asked him and other doctors to attend a war bond promotion at Fort...

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FOOD SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe from a food-borne illness this holiday season.

The goal of handling food safely is primarily to keep bacteria from contaminating food and growing in numbers large enough to cause illness. However, disease-causing viruses are also an issue.

People who have compromised immune systems such as cancer patients, the elderly and the very young, are especially vulnerable to becoming ill from food. Therefore, these individuals may require a...

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HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH

Details Dr. Robert H. Smith

Previously, Here's to Your Health has been tracking the history of Alcoholics Anonymous. It started in Zurich, Switzerland with Doctor Carl Jung and continues to spread exponentially throughout the world.

According to Jack Anderson's Saturday Evening Post article of March 1, 1941 Dr. Robert H. Smith (Doctor Bob), was in dire financial straights because of his contributions to AA and the time he devoted free gratis to alcoholics. In the spring of 1941 Dr. Bob was about to turn 62, an age when...

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ASK THE DENTIST

Details “Before and After” Cosmetic Reconstruction of Smile.

Dear Dr. Reichwage,

My front teeth have a space almost as wide as a pencil. Another tooth juts out and my lip catches on it, so I've learned to smile without showing my teeth. My family doesn't want me to do anything about this; they say my smile is part of me, but I've never liked the way it makes me look. Have you ever had a patient like me and what do you think I should do?

Jana T., Fort Wayne

 

Dear Jana;

Several of my patients have dealt with this issue. While the most important...

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