Dr. Brian McDonough
One of the biggest weapons we have in the battle against Ebola is knowledge and education.
Most of us know a lot more about the Ebola virus than we knew a week ago, but the CDC has been on top of this for quite some time, and the World Health Organization has been monitoring it as well.
According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.
A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.
A new study takes a good look at the benefits of breastfeeding. It’s in the journal Pediatrics, and it looked at 1,500 mothers and followed them and their infants up to six years later.
It’s a phenomenon called “Sleep Drunkenness” or “Confusional Arousal.” For the one out of seven Americans who do suffer from this, it’s a major issue.
It starts with a fever, poor appetite and sore throat and in a few days painful sores develop in the mouth.
It’s very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
There have been a number of questions about the experimental drug, known as ZMapp, being used against the Ebola virus.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest ever, but the risk of it spreading to the United States is very low.
The CDC is reviewing its safety procedures at high-security labs, some of which had to be closed after a release of anthrax and bird flu. Now, they’re getting input from the medical community.
Most hospital facilities prohibit workers, including physicians, from carrying guns.
A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.
According to a study out of Canada, women who are pregnant are at greater risk of having automobile accidents.
A new study says there is no link between autism and the use of Oxytocin during induced labor.