Many women of childbearing age are affected by use & misuse of opioids. The impact on fertility & infertility treatment should be considered.
Observations on models of care in a post-COVID world from HLTH VRTL 2020 with comments on applicability to autoimmune conditions.
Text appointment systems have many benefits for your practice and your patients, including fewer no-shows and late cancellations.
The MedsEngine is one of the first of the new digital tools that facilitates far more effective chronic condition management
Why dentists should be an integral part of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution & administration: broad reach, trust, & they’ve done it before.
Notes from HLTH VRTL 2020: The future of healthcare post-COVID and anticipated impacts of changes on the care of autoimmune disease.
Encala is an effective medical nutrition therapy for malabsorption that provides high-calorie fats and facilitates absorption of dietary fats.
Advances in the detection of heart rhythms using medical-grade but consumer-facing remote patient monitoring – product reviews
Top Product Reviews: Advances in the detection of heart rhythms using medical-grade but consumer-facing remote patient monitoring.
Family building via assisted reproduction or gestational surrogacy is complicated and requires planning. COVID-19 has made it more difficult.
Surgeons should hone their non-technical skills (communication, teamwork, leadership) as they are key elements of patient safety.
Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern, and more precise data are required to unravel all of the scientific & quality-of-life issues surrounding food allergies. AAFA’s new Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry will help do just that.
A medical student who developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life was diagnosed with Thin White Female Syndrome and given Ativan
Aging is associated with increased risk of poor vision. It, in turn, increases risk for senior falls. Vigilance is needed to prevent both.
Vasectomies have benefits for both men and women. It’s easier, safer, and less costly than tubal ligation.
Headache, upset stomach & feeling run down the morning after over-consumption is common. How can you know if it’s a bad hangover or something more serious?
A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers
A new addiction medicine fellowship aims to expand the number of addiction specialists to close gaps in addiction treatment.
Doximity’s Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..
The heartbreaking sound of a mother’s howl helped a medical student appreciate the huge responsibility of giving bad news about a loved one.
Women in medicine are faced with heightened demands and lower than normal resources during the COVID pandemic. This can lead to burnout,
Food allergies are difficult to prevent except by strict avoidance. A new study of oral desensitization for peanut allergy offers hope for an alternative.
After learning a screening colonoscopy would cost him $8500, the (uninsured) author of this story shopped around and ended up saving $6820!
New USDA Dietary Guidelines have important recommendations: No added sugar before 2 years old and early allergen introduction by 4 months.
A new survey finds that fear of COVID-19 has kept people from seeking medical care, including people with chronic conditions.
Joe Kvedar, MD, President of ATA, joins Pat Salber, MD, CEO and Editor of The Doctor Weighs In, for an in-depth telehealth update.
Applying a systematic and thorough approach to strategic due diligence can yield huge returns to practices considering mergers.
Optimal self-care for patients with chronic wounds includes dressing changes, good nutrition, and recognizing warning signs of infection.
If you combine an insatiable desire to expand skills with a fearlessness to walk away, you can have a long, exciting career in medicine.
Teledentistry will remain a viable approach to dental care even after the pandemic due to the many benefits it offers dentists and patients.
After being diagnosed with a rare eye disease, a doctor learns the best treatment is immunosuppression-a risky choice in the midst of COVID19
Drug rebates often mean consumers pay more for drugs. Manufacturers raise list prices to cover PBM rebates. We pay a percent of list price.
A medical student’s mom told her witnessing her grandfather’s agonizing death was a gift, implying that it would make her a better doctor.
Dr. Bobby Reddy discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the care of cancer patients, including changes to treatment and way care is delivered.
The Organic Trend Sales of organic foods in the United States has risen from $11 billion in 2004 to $49 billion in 2018, triple the annual growth rate for all food sales.1 The demand for organic foods is so high that a Washington Post investigation in 2017 found that millions of pounds of soybeans from […]
What if you could age slower and maintain your ability to be active and enjoy your family well into your 70’s or 80’s or beyond? What if you could delay the onset of chronic disease by almost a decade? Well, that is no longer a dream. Thanks to advances in the science of aging and […]
You may be tempted to remove skin tags yourself, but there are a number of reasons why you should have them examined and removed by an expert in skincare
There are powerful reasons to move to a value-based primary care system. Highly effective Primary Care 3.0 is an indispensable piece of that effort.
All industries need translators and interpreters who are trained in different languages. Although some items, symbols, and/or actions may be universally understood, you still need to convey subtle meanings and instructions across cultures. It is especially important to overcome language barriers in healthcare. That is why the need for medical translation and interpretation is so […]
Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature that suggests safety concerns.
A college student describes how the TakeCHARGE 5 Steps program helped her when she turned 18 and healthcare changed for her forever.