National Osteopathic Medicine Week: 10 Inspiring DOs
These DOs are working hard to make positive changes in the health care system and improve the lives of patients.
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Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
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Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine
If you’ve recently moved to Anchorage or are looking to change your insurance coverage in 2017, finding a new doctor is probably on the horizon. It’s not the easiest
What is osteopathic medicine?
Martin Health Physician Group Chances are, whether you realized it or not, you have been treated by an osteopathic physician (DO) at some point. All physicians are either licensed as a medical doctor (MD) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO). Both are fully licensed physicians that can specialize in any field, perform surgeries, prescribe medications, etc. There isn’t a lot of difference between how DO’s and MD’s practice medicine today, but you may be interested to know what the difference is The story of osteopathic medicine began with Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O. Dr. Still was initially trained as a MD, but he was dissatisfied with 19th century medicine. At that time, medical doctors were very…
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
5 Nutrition Tips That Can Transform Your Long-Term Health
I was recently on a conference panel with Dr. Terry Mason, an urologist-turned-politician and COO of the Cook County Department of Public Health. During the talk, he declared that there was no such thing as heart disease Rather, he said, the heart was an innocent bystander suffering from whatever kind of blood we decide to bathe it in — clean or dirty. That is, chemicals and toxins that we ingest can injure the heart's blood supply, leading to plaque, narrowing arteries, heart attacks, and death. I find it liberating to know that I can control the nature of the blood bathing my heart. Of course, some heart diseases, such as in babies born with congenital defects, are clearly not the type of problem Dr. Mason was referring to. But in terms of hardening…
Top 10 Medical Innovations Most Likely to be Game Changers
Cleveland Clinic announced the Top 10 Medical Innovations of 2017 at a multi-media presentation that climaxed the 2016 Medical Innovation Summit, according to a
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…