Predictable Patterns

2021-10-14T07:52:03-05:00October 14th, 2021|HEALTH|

A few months back I wrote a column about infections in early America. When the Europeans brought smallpox with them it wiped out [...]

Organic food labels

2021-09-30T07:28:52-05:00September 30th, 2021|HEALTH|

It’s hard to head to a supermarket without seeing labels for organic foods. In 1996 about $3.5 billion was spent in the U.S. [...]

Burnout for teenagers

2021-09-23T07:38:35-05:00September 23rd, 2021|HEALTH|

Burnout is a feeling of chronic stress that leads to emotional and physical exhaustion. It happens when you’re emotionally drained, overwhelmed, and unable [...]

First do no harm

2021-09-16T07:25:22-05:00September 16th, 2021|HEALTH|

There is a Latin phrase that goes “primum non nocere”. The English translation is “first do no harm”. This is meant to be [...]

What is Salmonella?

2021-09-09T07:42:05-05:00September 9th, 2021|HEALTH|

On Aug. 12 there was a chicken recall due to Salmonella. On Aug. 17 there was a frozen shrimp recall due to Salmonella. [...]

Boost your knowledge

2021-09-02T09:03:44-05:00September 2nd, 2021|HEALTH|

It is interesting how medical news can get misinterpreted. I had a conversation outside of church this weekend. I was told that the [...]

Bedside manner

2021-08-19T07:48:10-05:00August 19th, 2021|HEALTH|

Physicians usually have a style of approaching patients. It is sometimes called bedside manner. Patients have certain expectations for the way they expect [...]

Cannabis Use Disorder

2021-08-12T07:43:01-05:00August 12th, 2021|HEALTH|

Many people are social drinkers. However, some individuals overuse alcohol and become alcoholics. The formal medical term for this is Alcohol Use Disorder.Opioid abuse has [...]

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