Anemia affects 3 million Americans, so most people have heard of the term. However, I have found that much confusion surrounds the disease. Anemia is a generic term for a low number of red blood cells or when the red blood cells don’t function properly.
Do you have chafing and discomfort in clothing and intimate moments that make you self-conscious?
If so, you may be considering labiaplasty, a common plastic surgery procedure that addresses overhanging excess tissue of the labia minora. Typically several questions jump to mind when we explore a labiaplasty with our patients.
Author : Mary Ann Rodriguez, MD
There are so many advices going around these days on how to avoid the dreaded flu. Take this supplement, take the flu shot, cover your mouth when you cough, use this air filter, etc. Yes, advise those who are sick to stay home and practice cough etiquette.
Exercise has been shown to decrease the risk of several diseases. According to an article published in the journal of British Pharmacology.
"There is evidence for prescribing exercise in the primary and secondary prevention of pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases (CHD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension, intermittent claudication); metabolic disorders (type 2 diabetes, dyslipaemia, obesity, insulin resistance); muscle, bone and joint diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoporosis); cancer; and depression"
The concluding remarks from this paper, "Exercise is so beneficial for health that it should be considered as a drug.
Let’s talk about herpes simplex virus. There’re two main types of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV 1) and herpes simplex type 2 (HSV2). HSV2 is most often transmitted by genital or anal intercourse. HSV 1 is most commonly transmitted orally and is associated with cold sores.
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Can you get paid by insurance?
Yes. One of the things I learned early on was that physicians and patients are often uninformed. Most of the physicians I encountered absolutely believed you couldn’t get reimbursed for telemedicine. That is simply not true.
But Is Telemedicine An Economic Opportunity For Your Medical Practice?
Charley Grant, reporter at the Wall Street Journal, wrote a compelling story recently about the rise of telemedicine and how investors should be concerned about the potential pitfalls of this rapidly growing industry.