The 10 most competitive specialties in the 2019 NRMP Match
Surgery and otolaryngology are among the most competitive specialties this year. See which others are on the list.
Tips for Better Health Care
People sometimes assume that health care is only as good as the physician providing it. There are a few things, however, that patients can do to improve the quality of health care that they receive. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best health care possible.
How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars: Chemical Peels, Laser Treatments Can Help Clear Skin
Dermatological treatments, from lasers to chemical peels, can help prevent and reduce the appearance of acne scars.
What is Internal Medicine?
Internal medicine requires a doctor to be able to treat a wide range of adult patients in a compassionate and understanding way. They use the...
Why You Should Have A Quiver Of Running Shoes
Do you run in the same shoes every day or do you rotate through different pairs?
Why concierge medicine will get bigger
By Retirement reporter If you’ve joined a concierge medical practice, recent trends in the worlds of health care and insurance may have you feeling good about your decision. If you haven’t signed up with one of these practices—also called “boutique,” “personalized” or “private-physician” practices—some of those same trends may lead you to consider it down the road Certainly, plenty of baby boomers have done the math and deemed the investment worthy. In the typical concierge experience, a primary-care doctor accepts insurance for routine services but also charges a non-reimbursable fee that pays for amenities like 24/7 access to the doctor, same-day appointments, longer appointment times and a greater degree of personalized attention. The annual fee for…
Glaucoma ‘tsunami’ bearing down on how EyeMDs will practice medicine
A tsunami of glaucoma is sweeping toward the U.S. healthcare system, according to Cynthia Mattox, MD. “So let’s get ready and hold on to your surf board.” For many ophthalmologis
X-ray imaging system developed that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments...
Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the imaging method allows researchers to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment for the life-threatening...
What is a Urethral Stricture?
In a recent episode of the Urology Care Podcast, Dr. Rajiv K Singal sat down with us for a chat about urethral stricture disease. Stricture (narrowing of the urethra) can happen at any point from the bladder to the tip of the penis. This narrowing restricts or slows the flow of urine in.
Tips for Common Dental Emergencies
Like all emergencies, dental emergencies appear out of nowhere and demand immediate attention. Knowing what to do when an emergency arises is key to having