If you have been paying attention, you have likely heard of the rising concern surrounding vaping. Over the past few months, it seems like a new case of … Read more about New Info Emerges on Cause of Vaping Incidents
At least 215 cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping have been reported. This has resulted in the both the FDA and CDC issuing releases warning … Read more about The Thought that Vaping is Safer than Smoking is Now Up in Smoke
I recently had a patient come into the office for STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing because he had received an anonymous text message alerting him … Read more about Is Anonymous STI Notification Sending the Wrong Message?
I often tell patients that diabetes will change your life. In fact, it must: you will have to change the way you eat, what you eat, how you eat, etc. Developing … Read more about Can Weight Loss “Cure” Diabetes?
Ever since the American College of Cardiology (ACC) & American Heart Association (ACH) came out with new blood pressure guidelines in 2017, many have … Read more about New Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Impact Over 3 million People
Does Switching from Regular Cigarettes to E-Cigarettes Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke? Think Again.
If you have ever tried to stop smoking, you know just how hard it can be. You’ve tried it all: nicotine gum, the patches, quitting cold-turkey, e-cigarettes. … Read more about Does Switching from Regular Cigarettes to E-Cigarettes Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke? Think Again.
Abdominal wall hernias are fairly common, affecting 1.7 percent of people of all ages and 4 percent of people 45 and older. Inguinal hernias make up 75 percent … Read more about I have an Inguinal Hernia: Do I Need Surgery?
All medications come with a warning label. If you read the small print, you may never want to take another pill for the rest of your life. One must weigh the … Read more about Do PPIs cause Dementia?