Discover the Right Way to Clean the Ears and Dissolve Wax
Blockage of the outer ear canal due to an accumulation of ear wax is one of the most typical causes of short-term hearing loss. If you’re relatively certain that ear wax is the cause of your temporary hearing loss, you most likely want to clean your ears. Even so, you must clean them safely and …
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Bariatric Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out: A Bariatric Surgeon's Perspective
Do people tell you that bariatric surgery is the easy way out? Bariatric surgeon, Matthew Metz, has something to say about that!
Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
6 Sneaky Signs That Your Skin Is Aging Poorly, According to Top Dermatologists
There's a certain kind of wrinkle that's the worst.
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Arti Hurria, MD, FASCO
The oncology community was deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Arti Hurria, MD, FASCO, a nationally regarded expert and advocate for elderly patients with cancer. Dr. Hurria died on November 7, 2018, in a traffic accident. At the time of her tragic death, Dr. Hurria was Director of the City of Hope’s Center for Cancer and Aging. She had recently received a National Institute of Health grant to help her nurture the next generation of geriatric oncology researchers About that opportunity, Dr. Hurria said: “I have the honor of hanging out with all of these young bright mentees who are bursting with enthusiasm about their future in oncology. The best thing I can pass on to them is to always remember that compassion and active listening is core to what we do,…
What Are Perineural Cysts in the Spine?
In this blog, we take a closer look at why perineural cysts develop, what problems they cause, and how the condition is treated.
What Are the Most Common Ear, Nose and Throat Problems?
Overview of 4 of the most common disorders of the ears, nose, and throat along with their associated symptoms that you may experience.
What’s the Difference Between a Foot and Ankle Surgeon and a Podiatrist?
Health Article: The foot and ankle is one of the more complex areas of the human skeletal system, and obtaining expertise in this region of the body requires years of training, education, and practice. Determining whether a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle is needed depends on where the problem is occurring—in the soft tissue or the skeletal system.