Wednesday, November 25, 2015

BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 12

In this installment of the series, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, gives pearls for implementing the Tear Osmolarity diagnostic test (TearLab) for ocular...


Monday, November 23, 2015

BLOG: The fundamental problem with health insurance exchange programs

This week may mark the turning point in the health insurance exchange program. United Healthcare Group has announced a sizable...


Friday, November 20, 2015

BLOG: Injuries in youth basketball players can be prevented with proper training

Basketball has been a favorite sport ever since James Naismith first nailed a peach basket to the wall of the YMCA in...


Monday, November 02, 2015

BLOG: 54-year-old female with Dengue fever

Steven Krawitz, MD, is currently a third year fellow in the 3-year combined gastroenterology and advanced transplant hepatology fellowship at Thomas...


Friday, October 30, 2015

BLOG: ASDS discussions, part 2, include skin tightening, body contouring

In a continuation of last week’s blog entry about the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting in...


Monday, September 21, 2015

Top 5 reasons doctors should be on Twitter

If this is the umpteenth article you have glossed over about the power of social media in health care, there is a good reason. Whether you are a passive or...

Internal Medicine

Friday, August 07, 2015

BLOG: Taking an integrative approach to treating pelvic pain

Estimates of up to 30 million women and an unknown number of men suffer from chronic pelvic pain in the U.S. alone. There are many...


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Blog: 5 tips on using Instagram for physicians and surgeons from @nyplasticsurgeon

Although many traditionalist physicians and surgeons-- including myself-- have at some point been reluctant to...


Monday, May 25, 2015

Opening a new ‘chapter’ on pediatric asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis

Living with allergies can be challenging, especially for children, but if patients follow simple measures they can stay safe and...


Friday, March 27, 2015

10 things to keep in mind when working with adults with ASD

Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) represent a diverse spectrum of individuals with various functioning levels, from working and...


Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the patient did not...


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Misplaced fear

When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who were in...

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...

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 ...