Ophthalmology

Friday, February 12, 2016

BLOG: Practice efficiency — The adventures of Dr. Lycra, part 4

Three blog posts ago, we introduced you to Dr. Lycra, in the year 2066, and the innovations allowing future doctors to see vastly more...

Aesthetics

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BLOG: Submental liposuction is a powerful technique for sculpting the lower face

The young, slim face has a characteristic "inverted cone of youth" — a triangular shape like that is narrow at...

Orthopedics

Monday, February 08, 2016

BLOG: Become AWARE to overcome negativity

I love my vocation. However, some days are truly more challenging than others. Like most orthopedic surgeons, office hours are more taxing to me than the...

Optometry

Friday, February 05, 2016

BLOG: Where is the resistance to health care reform?

Although most people believe that our health care system is in need of reform, there exists a subtle resistance to many of the required elements of...

Gastroenterology

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

BLOG: A rare case of acinar cell cystadenoma in a 15 year-old adolescent

Natalie Cosgrove, MD, is a second year gastroenterology fellow at Thomas Jefferson University.  She completed her...

Dermatology

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...

Cardiology

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...

Pediatrics

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...

Psychiatry

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...

Endocrinology

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...

Pediatrics

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 ...

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