Sculpsure is a non-surgical fat burning treatment I tried at Le Reve Med Spa. In 25 minutes the treatment is completed and the stubborn fat is treated. Le Re...
Laser Eye Surgery Guide
LaserEyeSurgeons.net is a laser eye surgery resource, containing educational articles and a directory of laser eye doctors.
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
4 Tips for Adjusting to Your First Hearing Aids
585,000 people will purchase hearing aids for the first time this year, and it takes time to adjust to the first pair. Here are four steps for doing just that.
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…
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…
9 Pedicure Safety Tips for People With Diabetes
Taking a few basic precautions at the nail salon can significantly reduce infection risks and lead to a safer, more pleasant experience if you live with diabetes.
10 skin care secrets for healthier-looking skin
Backed my science, these tips can help your skin look and feel its best.
What You Need to Know Today for Breast Health
Patients come to me every day asking what they can do to decrease their risk of getting breast cancer. They keep up with regular screenings (including br...
New stroke guidelines mean a longer window for life-saving treatment
Published May 2, 2018 Patients could get treated 24 hours later With a stroke , every minute counts. The sooner you act, the better the chance of survival, and the easier it is to prevent long-term disability. But new guidelines expand the window of treatment after the onset of symptoms from six to 24 hours “The new expanded treatment window for strokes could mean the difference between a person becoming disabled for the rest of their life and making a full recovery,” said Clemens Schirmer, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Geisinger. “While it’s still imperative to treat a stroke as soon as possible, and not everyone is a good candidate for this wider treatment window, it could be a life-saving change for some people who suffer strokes.” There are two types of strokes: ischemic…
How MRI Works
An MRI scan is the best way to see inside the human body without cutting it open, but that may be little comfort to you when you're getting ready for the exam. Lying perfectly still on a tiny slab in a narrow hole, you might wonder what's happening to your body.