We need more primary care physicians. I have written about this often, and cited extensive references that support this contention, most ...
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
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.
The Modern Male Rhytidectomy: Lessons Learned : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Background: Cosmetic surgery among male patients has become increasingly popular. The face-lift technique is different in male patients, specifically regarding preservation of hair follicles, restoration of a youthful and well appearance, and reduction of the risk of hematoma. Methods: A retrosp...
How Physical and Occupational Therapy Can Help With Wrist Tendonitis
Wrist tendinitis is a type of repetitive stress injury that may require physical and occupational therapy for recovery. Let your staff recover from this injury.
How Physicians Deal With Unexpected Medical Emergencies In Public Places
For non-physicians, the question “Is there a doctor in the house?” may not mean much. But for those who would answer “yes,” it means they’re working to help someone with some kind of medical emergency, often in improvised settings.To get a sense of what that’s like, we welcome Dr. Jacque Chadwick, a family physician and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.Jacque referenced knowing when to stop and help and knowing when those already there are better equipped to deal with a situation.
7 Foods You Can Eat to Help the Environment
It’s not black and white, but there are some easy choices.
What 5 Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons Are Doing to Look This Good
The truth speaks.
Arbitrators: laid off school police officers must be reinstated with back pay
BRIDGEPORT - The school board two years ago was wrong to lay off five school police officers, and must pay for that error. How much - and whether the funds come out of education or City Hall's operating budget - are the outstanding questions. A state arbitration panel recently concluded that the five officers - Jeffrey Babey, Jonathan Forestier, Michael Bouchard, Dwayne Harrison and Stephen Vitka - should have been protected by a concessions pact that guaranteed their job security. As part of that 2016 deal between Mayor Joe Ganim's administration and the National Association of Government Employees, NAGE union members were guaranteed their jobs until June 30, 2018, in exchange for givebacks.
The 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains
Thanks to growing awareness of and willingness to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and sensitivities,
Smoking & Tobacco Use
Links to government and other resources with helpful information and strategies on how to quit tobacco use.