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...
Aquatic physical therapy
Aquatic physical therapy at St. Joseph’s/Candler is rehabilitation, prevention and wellness for a wide array of patients in a safe aquatic environment.
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
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.
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
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!
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.
6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them
Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. Johns Hopkins experts give tips on how to stay on track Research Shows Take Diabetes Seriously Women under 60 who have diabetes have up to four times the risk of developing coronary artery disease as women without diabetes, Johns Hopkins research has shown—much higher than previously believed. Women notoriously take care of everybody else while minimizing their own health needs. Learn the warning signs of diabetes and take steps to get blood sugar under control Two other conditions related to heart disease that more often strike women are depression and rheumatoid arthritis. Despite the fact…
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 …