Destroying medicine labels after use could protect your identity

Destroying medicine labels after use could protect your identity

Experts say leaving the prescription labels on your medicine bottles before throwing them away could be dangerous.  Protecting your privacy is important when it comes to medicine labels.  After using them, you should destroy the labels or black them out with a marker so thieves don’t get access to your personal information.  One local Better […]

Specialdocs debuts "Revolutionary Journeys to Concierge Medicine" video series

Specialdocs debuts "Revolutionary Journeys to Concierge Medicine" video series

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As documented in numerous surveys over the last decade, the changing face of medicine has resulted in career burnout so intense that many physicians retire early, mid-life physicians question their calling and younger generations avoid entering the field. However, for a growing number of physicians, a change to concierge […]

UN says it ran out of money for fuel, medicine in Gaza

UN says it ran out of money for fuel, medicine in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations has run out of funding to pay for fuel needed for hospitals, water plants and other critical facilities in the Gaza Strip, the UN political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary Di Carlo also told the Security Council that recent violent escalations between Israel and Palestinian terror groups “threatened to plunge […]

Harvey health hazard study open to more participants

Harvey health hazard study open to more participants

The wristbands can detect volatile and semi-volatile chemicals directly from air and water. After seven days, researchers will collect the wristbands for measurement of chemical exposures. A year later and recovery from Hurricane Harvey is still on going, and so are the questions about possible health effects from exposure to contaminated flood water and airborne […]

Electrophysiological signals identify Parkinson's subtypes

Electrophysiological signals identify Parkinson's subtypes

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D. Tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia are well known symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, occurring in different combinations in individual patients. However, there have not been any neuronal components that definitively identify the main symptom groupings – including tremor-dominant forms and those without tremor – that can be used to guide treatment approaches. In a […]

Lowe's CEO Takes Medicine Now to Get Retailer on Firmer Footing

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Why the dearth of black men in medicine is worrisome

Why the dearth of black men in medicine is worrisome

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Calvin Lambert recalls entering an empty lecture hall as a first-year medical student, feeling overwhelmed and ill-equipped to handle the rigors of medical school and assimilation to a new environment. Lambert, 31, who grew up in Roosevelt, New […]

East Point awarded health grant from Morehouse School of Medicine

East Point awarded health grant from Morehouse School of Medicine

The city of East Point is one of 10 municipalities across eight states to join the 2018 Cohort of the Healthy Communities Initiative, according to a press release. The city has been selected as a $10,000 grant recipient from Morehouse School of Medicine. The initiative engages mayors, county and elected officials, and community leaders, to […]

USC's new medical school dean inspires return to guiding principles of medicine

USC's new medical school dean inspires return to guiding principles of medicine

Laura Mosqueda wants the Keck School of Medicine of USC to get back to basics. As the medical school’s new dean, she is emphatically calling on physicians, researchers, staff members and students to re-embrace the values and purpose in research, education and delivery of health and health care. “The bottom line that I tell everyone […]

Biomarkers Discovered for Flesh-Eating Pathogen Strain

Published August 22, 2018 Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics. This is the nightmare scenario that preoccupies Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of […]