Doctors are Pushed to Provide Women with Weight Therapy. Patients Are Upset.

September 12, 2022

According to new guidelines, women between 40 and 60 should seek counsel on managing their weight to avoid significant illness. You can weigh something or not. Which is more likely to stop you from acquiring too much weight? Women frequently gain weight after menopause, which raises their risk for obesity and illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, and several malignancies. This justifies new recommendations from a government-funded group of…

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What is ECMO and can it save severe COVID-19 Patients?

July 22, 2020

ECMO is the little known, hail Mary option to save patient when a ventilator doesn’t work ECMO stands for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and is used when a ventilator can no long keep a patient alive. It works by either bypassing the heart or lungs and artificially oxygenates blood, then pushes this oxygen rich blood back into the body. But why do we need to use ECMO and why do ventilators…

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Instagram Wellness and the Spread of Misinformation

July 20, 2020

Amid a pandemic, influencers are capitalizing on fears and unknowns to spread misinformation to their followers If you’ve spent any time on social media and especially on Instagram, you would’ve almost certainly stumbled across wellness accounts, that often boast about healthy eating, healthy life and a healthy wallet. While often harmless, these types of accounts can shift into dangerous territory as they offer healthy, natural remedies as a way to…

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