There seems to be a considerable amount of confusion over just what internal medicine is. A doctor of internal medicine is called an internist. Don’t mistake them with “interns,” who are doctors right out of medical school and in their first year of residency training. […]
Courtesy Home Hospice of Grayson A report released by the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation (NPHI) highlights several cost and quality differences between for-profit and nonprofit hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries. The report, prepared by the […]
With the hectic pace of the winter season, serious injuries from ice-related falls inevitably occur. Falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures, and it’s critical to seek prompt treatment to prevent further damage that can prolong recovery. […]
Hearing is one of the body’s most remarkable senses. It integrates with our brain to help us connect with the world around us. Made up of a complex system of delicate and synchronous parts, it’s easy to take this vital sense for granted. If any of these components aren’t working properly, the result could be hearing loss. For 48 million Americans––or nearly one in five, ages 12 and older––this is precisely the case. […]
Is Your TV Making You Tired and Fat?
Does your mouth water when you see the cheesy pizza or velvety chocolate advertised on TV? Is your mouth watering right now just thinking about it? If so, you’re not alone.
The facts about prostate cancer. When most of us hear the word cancer, the first thing we think is, “Boy, I’m sure glad it’s not me.” But, The National Cancer Institute estimates that over 250,000 […]