April 22, 2019Featured, Medical Advances
New procedure creates dialysis fistula without surgery.
It is estimated that there are roughly 468,000 are dialysis patients in the United States. To undergo dialysis, it is necessary to connect the patient to the filtering system through tubes inserted in the body, requiring a regular access site be created on the body. Access can be gained though a graft (soft tubing that […]
HEALTH WARNING: Misinformation is hazardous to your health.
Yes, the internet gives us access to answers anytime, day or night. But, are the answers we get accurate? Regardless of your political leanings, fake news is a real problem. According to a BuzzFeed News analysis, in the final three months of the US presidential campaign, the top-performing fake election news stories shared on Facebook […]
April 3, 2019Treatments
Chronic pelvic pain accounts for up to 40% of all gynecologic office visits
Have you experienced pain in the area below your bellybutton and between your hips that has lasted six months or longer? This chronic pelvic pain is so common in women, especially women who have previously given birth, that it accounts for 40% of all visits to the gynecologist. When accompanied by additional symptoms, such as […]