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France Just Banned Sodas At Schools

France has just banned free refills of soda and other sugary drinks. Just why is this newsworthy? Well, it turns out that about 1 in 6 Europeans are obese and the rate is rising. Here in America the rate is much higher at about 1 in 3 (and 70% of [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Are Female Doctors Better?

As a male, I fully understand that I compared with females I am more challenged in areas of common sense, finding things (except for beer), understanding relationships and of course responding to criticism about my physical prowess. And yes I know that what I just wrote is a huge generalization. [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

What To Do After Cancer

You've completed your cancer treatment and are ready to get back to normal activities. Here are few suggestions to keep yourself healthy. First of all make sure that you keep regular appointment with your primary care provider and if advised your oncologist as well. This is because even though the [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Is Marijuana Good Or Bad For You?

Marijuana is becoming legal in more and more states. Some advocates for marijuana claim that is without serious side effects which is not true. On the other hand those who are dead set against marijuana maintain that it has no medical use whatsoever which is also not true. Based on [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Is Your Appendix Really Useless?

The appendix has been thought of as a useless remnant of evolution. Everyone's got one and now and then and accept causing appendicitis. A couple of curious and intelligent scientist completed the study which suggests otherwise. Looking at over 20 species of animals, they found that The appendix had been [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

When Should Your Child Stay Home From School?

When should your child go to school if he or she has an infection? The answer is not as easy as it seems. Infections such as colds are very contagious. Sure most kids do quite well with colds. However some children, especially those with asthma or more serious illnesses such [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Dental Health Important In Pregnancy

If you're pregnant, your dental health can affect your babies well-being. This may sound of the wall but what goes in your mouth that is your nutrition can help with your babies nutrition. If you have bad teeth, you are more likely not to eat a well-balanced diet. If you [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

White Wine and Melanoma Connection

Melanoma is much more rare than other skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous skin cancers. Unfortunately it is much more deadly than any skin cancer. It is estimated that about 16,000 Americans each year die from melanoma. By far the greatest but not the only risk is sun [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Can Belly Pain Be From A Heart Attack?

Wouldn't it be great if all diseases presented exactly the way that they are described in medical textbooks? In medicine we call this a classical presentation. Unfortunately for many if not most diseases the most common presentation is not that way. The problem comes when patient ignore symptoms because they [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

More Medications More Interactions

It is truly important that you take all medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. What if you go to say a specialist and he or she prescribes another medication? Be sure to let the specialist know what other medications you are taking. This is because there are many, many [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|0 Comments