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Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Acute breathing difficulties in children by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 6:20am Breathing problems in children are a huge worry to parents. They account for around a quarter of all acuteHas a sudden onset. paediatric hospital admissions and can in certain circumstances cause fatalities. In this article Dr Lisa Anderson discusses the ... Read on »
Difficulties and Differences on C difficile by Paul Sax Posted Mon 07 May 2012 5:58pm Some things in our field — diseases, treatments, generalizations, cliches, fads — have really changed since back in the early 1990s, when I started in this business. Here are a few that quickly come to mind: “Double coverage” of pseudomonas with a beta lactam plus an aminoglycoside was de rigueur MRSA was an inpatient concern onl ... Read on »
Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: An Expert Interview with Karen Santucci, by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Daniel Keller, PhD February 18, 2010 — In this interview, Medscape Emergency Medicine discussed the topic with Karen Santucci, MD. Dr. Santucci is medical director and section chief of pediatric emergency medicine at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and is associate professor of pediatrics at the Yale Universi ... Read on »
Top Three ER Patients that Make You Go Hmmm by ERDoc Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Anything but the needle doc I have had this post on my mind for quite some time but it has come to the forefront due to some of my recent patient encounters. There are certain things in Emergency Medicine which are so strange and become even stranger because of the fact that it seems they are found in all other emergency rooms. Its kin ... Read on »
Succumbing to Western Medicine: Peritonsillar Abscess by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 12:00am I am an avid, natural healer; however, there are times in my life when I have been humbled, in dire need of, and thankful for western medicine. This past week has been one of those times, as a week long annoying sore throat turned into an abscess on my tonsil causing excruciating pain, inability to swallow, and began to constrict my airway. ... Read on »
Will Marijuana “Dabbing” Harm the Legalization Movement? by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 Jun 2013 6:01pm “Relax, bro—it’s just a blowtorch.” It is called dabbing, and it is something the marijuana legalization movement would rather you didn’t know about. As crack is to powdered cocaine, so a dab is to a joint of marijuana: the same drug, in a much more concentrated form. But butane hash oil, or BHO, the end product of dabbing, is seen by m ... Read on »
Attention toddlers: HIB booster shot is back! by Denise and Alan F. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:20pm The Centers for Disease Control announced today that medical providers can now resume giving the much needed HIB booster shot to toddlers. HIB stands for Haemophilus Influenzae B. It's a bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and serious throat swelling (epiglottitis) among other things. There has been a nationwide shortage of this va ... Read on »
What CCSVI Treatment Meant to one MS patient and current cost for treatment in Poland by stuart Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am 4 Comments Information found here, posted on February 27, 2010 Steven Simonyi-Gindele's wife Ruth had the CCSVI diagnosis in Poland from Dr Simka and the Liberation treatment from Dr. Ludyga on December 29, 2009. Steven says "Dr. Ludyga and Dr. Simka are careful, skillful, caring specialists. They are using the latest equipment in ultra modern ... Read on »
holistic treatment for natural acne treatment by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:02pm I’ve got many people asking me where can they find natural acne treatment products in the marketplace. Basically, this group of people are searching for holistic treatment to their skin care needs and they are tired of dabbing harsh creams and chemical stuff on their faces. Thanks to technology and the increased of organic health advocates, ... Read on »