Education

Physicians, Too Busy for Vacation? Try These 3 Tips

When life gets incredibly busy and stressful, most of us think “I sure could use a vacation.” But if you’re anything like me, your next thought is probably, “I’m way too busy to take a vacation.” Last year, a nonprofit advocacy organization called Project: Time Off released a study that …

diagnosis

Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Patients with high blood sugar will …

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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

You probably already know that certain healthy lifestyle behaviors can reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure, but is any one behavior more important than the others? Maybe, as new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels. “Our results …

Anatomy

Medical Training: How to Examine the Spine to Diagnose Pain Causes

  There are a variety of ominous processes that cause low back pain, particularly in older patients (> 50). These problems carry significant morbidity and mortality and mandate a focused and rapid evaluation (including lab and imaging studies) different from what is required for the relatively benign processes described above. …

Medical Videos

Hair transplant procedures

  What Is a Hair Transplant? It’s a type of surgery that moves hair you already have to fill an area with thin or no hair. Doctors have been doing these transplants in the U.S. since the 1950s, but techniques have changed a lot in recent years. You usually have …

Medical Videos

Video: Conjoined Twin Sharing One Brain

Video: Conjoined Twin Sharing One Brain

Anatomy

Medical Awareness: What is Sleep Apnea

Watch Sleep Apnea Medical Animation video

Anatomy

Medical Education: Female’s Body Physical changes During Pregnancy

Female’s Body Physical changes During Pregnancy

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Anatomy

High cholesterol effects on the human body

Amazing 3D Animation video showing how high cholesterol effects the human body

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