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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.


Where You Live Could Impact Healthcare Costs

It is an issue that is becoming increasingly noticeable as studies are performed looking at ways to reduce hospital costs.


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How A Marathon Can Impact Those Outside Of The Race

People are training for marathon season but, according to a new report from the New England Journal of Medicine, we often think of risks to runners but we often ignore those living close to the race.


The Importance Of Nurses In Hospital Care

One of the most important parts of a patient’s care in the hospital is nursing.


Report: College Students Overestimate How Much Peers Drink

Our perceptions of other people are often different than reality.


Study: Overweight People May Have Lower Pain Tolerance

It’s a fascinating concept. Could our weight affect the way we perceive pain?


A Look At Over The Counter Medications

It is part of the business of medicine.


Our Cells Could Hold The Secret To Aging

The secret to aging and a potential fountain of youth may be a cellular structure we’ve all studied.


New Report Looks At Rate Of ‘Dating Violence’

The American Public Health Association periodically looks at the issue of violence between men and women on dates.


Vaccine Education More Important Than Ever

Few will argue an educated person is the best weapon against disease.


How Younger Athletes Can Avoid Lasting Injuries

Women are exercising more than ever, and it starts at younger ages.


Researchers Link Emotional Centers Of The Brain To Decision Making

Emotional decisions are very difficult to make, and they often take a great deal of energy.


Could Your Abdominal Pain Actually Be From Allergies?

It is a terrible feeling, and we have all felt it: the combination of abdominal pain and diarrhea.


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Physicians Try New Techniques To Test For Allergies

We have excellent techniques for allergy testing.


CDC Weighs In On Tuberculosis In The United States

There was a time when tuberculosis was a major killer in this country.


Fitness Trackers, Helping Or Hampering Your Health?

I am a big fan of all of those fitness tracking devices that are on the market.


Arthritis Could Be Linked To Obesity, Study Finds

There is new research in the journal Arthritis Care that obesity could be linked to arthritis.


Telemedicine Could Be The Answer To Proper Care For Diabetes

As a family physician, one of the most common issues I deal with is my patients’ struggles with diabetes.


Rise In Diabetes Could Be Linked To Global Warming

Global warming is a very hot topic.


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