Optometry

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BLOG: We gotta do a better job

As a Philadelphian, I am especially fond of our football team. After several years of having a contender for the playoff games, our longstanding coach seemed to have had...

Orthopedics

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Stop multitasking: Give your brain a break

The information age is indeed upon us. With the explosion of the Internet and burgeoning field of cell phones and iPads, data is at our fingertips. While...

Cardiology

Monday, November 03, 2014

PAD and diabetes: Vascular testing could save limbs, especially for black patients

A 72-year-old black woman with diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and peripheral arterial disease presented with a...

Endocrinology

Friday, October 24, 2014

Unexpected vertebral fractures

Steve (not his real name) presented to the clinic with a recent history of vertebral fractures. He is 68 inches tall, weighs in at 170 lb., with a BMI of 26, and a pain...

Orthotics Prosthetics

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Behind the pink ribbon

It was 1992 and The New York Times had declared it “The Year of the Ribbon.” Yellow ribbons were well known for remembrance of soldiers and the red ribbon had been...

Dermatology

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck

The long, slender neck is a symbol of youth, beauty and elegance. When the aging process hits the neck and lower face, it creeps silently upon us, until suddenly, one...

Infectious Disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

Hematology Oncology

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Bringing colorectal cancer into the spotlight

Still in the shadow of public and medical attention, yet quite infamous, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the...

Psychiatry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

What happens to autistic children when they get older?

The increased prevalence of autism, now estimated between 1 and 88 children and 1 and 50 males will present a sizeable challenge to the...

morganatic-roan