Medical Reports

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Dealing With The Effects Of Psychological Abuse

We know that the impact of physical spousal abuse or physical bullying in children can be great.


Benefits Of Living Less Stressfully

When you visit the doctor, the time you spend is probably focused on ways to lose weight, quit smoking, or adjust medications.


Obesity A Globally Growing Concern

We think of obesity as a problem isolated to our affluent culture here in the United States.


Increased Risk Of Hypertension Linked To Sleep Apnea

One of the biggest advances in health care over the past 15 years is the realization that obstructive sleep apnea can increase the risk of hypertension.


Using Fiber To Fight Degenerative Joint Disease

Degenerative Joint Disease, or DJD, is a major source of knee pain and it comes from years of wear and tear.


The Importance Of Continued Mental Health Care

The healthcare system in the United States is stressed, but the area that faces the most financial pressure may very well be the area of mental health.


A New Ally In Bacterial Resistance

Bacterial resistance is a major problem in the United States.


New Study Looks At Weight Gain In Pregnancies

It is a well known fact that during pregnancy, too much weight gain, or too little weight gain, are often associated with medical issues in the baby once the child is born.


The Link Between Cirrhosis And Strokes

We know that alcohol abuse can have a major impact on a person’s health, and the organ that can get impacted the most is the liver.


More Dementia Patients Being Treated At Home

There is no doubt that the incidence of dementia is on the rise in this country.


Being Heavier Could Be Costing You More In Medical Care

We are a nation fighting an obesity epidemic with numbers skyrocketing.


Slowing Down This Summer Could Be Better For Your Health

For many of us this time of the year means graduation, wedding, and your kids are involved in all kinds of sports that require parents involvement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/07/2017

Palliative Care Could Be Less Aggressive Option

Family doctors and emergency department physicians are being asked to deal with major medical issues associated with care.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/06/2017

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Handling Meniscus Tears At Different Ages

Tears to the meniscus of the knee can be career-threatening for young athletes.



Avoiding Sepsis In Hospitals

Sepsis is a major cause of death in patients.


New Ways To Help Quit Smoking

I have spent my career trying to help people quit smoking cigarettes.


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Older Adults Report Difficulty With Walking

The numbers are somewhat startling: one in four older adults report having difficulty walking.


Protecting Your Skin Against The Sun This Summer

Already, thanks to a mild spring, we’re getting out in the sun, but with that exposure we must remember sun-protective factors.


Living With A Chronic Condition

When people are diagnosed with a chronic condition like high blood pressure or diabetes, they may initially feel defeated or as if they are somehow flawed.


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Getting Exercise In The Summer

When most of us think about the summer time we think of fresh air and an opportunity to get out there and exercise.


Improving Trust Between Patient And Physician

A hallmark of the patient-physician relationship is trust.


Drinking Then Driving Remains Concern As Summer Approaches

As we prepare for the summer I have a bit of common sense health advice.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2017

Psychological Impact Of Bullying Can Be Life Long Issue

Studies have shown that the psychological impact of bullying can be a lifelong issue for not just the victims, but the bullies themselves.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2017

Data Collection Makes Giving Proper Healthcare Easier

Guidelines in health care are becoming more and more commonplace as we use computers more often, and are able to collect data.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/09/2017

Medical Researchers Still Puzzled On Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease remains one of the most puzzling conditions that modern medicine is facing.


Risk Of Migraines Could Be Linked To Weight

Sometimes, it is good not to be at the extremes. In other words, just be average.


Reducing The All-Cause Mortality Rate

There is interesting news from Sweden: the risk for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality have declined among patients with diabetes in that country.


Linking Alcohol Use And Dreary Weather

Do people drink more alcohol when the temperatures are low and the weather is bleak?


Journal Reports Rise In Number Of Strokes In Younger People

A disturbing trend in our nation’s health reported in the journal JAMA Neurology.


Another Reason To Be Wary Of Opioids

There is yet another reason to worry about the use of opioids.


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