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...

Optometry

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

New blog to address AMD prevention

Blue light is the hot “new” topic in eye care, and I get to blog about it, cool! To be clear, blue light is just the tip of the iceberg of a much broader...

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...

Endocrinology

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Personal memories of diabetes fuel a professional outlook

The February issue of Endocrine Today highlighting the history of diabetes and its management really caught my...

Pediatrics

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Containing disease

This weekend I played a board game, Pandemic (intended for ages 10 and up, but I played with four adults.) The premise of the game is that all players work together to cure the...

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...