Articles By: kjh

Can having a pet help your health?

Numerous studies have indicated that animals are wonderful for helping to relieve stress, anxiety, and many other psychological and physical problems. Animals are great at showing their love, concern,

Apr 10 2020 | 2 | status: publish
What is the difference between an MRI and an X-ray?

X-rays are good for showing bone fractures and an MRI is good for soft tissue injuries. When an X-ray doesn’t show something obvious, an MRI is great for looking closer for something not shown in th

Apr 07 2020 | 0 | status: publish
The correlation between mental and physical health

There’s so much evidence that mental health is tied to physical health. If your job is stressful, for example, you can get terrible headaches, have insomnia, lack of appetite or overeating, stomach

Apr 03 2020 | 1 | status: publish
What to know about prostate cancer surgery

Surgery is a common choice to try to cure prostate cancer if it is not thought to have spread outside the prostate gland. You will be able to urinate on your own after the catheter is removed.

Mar 23 2020 | 0 | status: publish
The robot-assisted surgery for epilepsy that changed one man's life

If you have suffered most of your life from epilepsy like Roy Reynosa you would be overjoyed to find new robot-assisted surgery to eliminate epileptic seizures. 

Mar 22 2020 | 1 | status: publish
Newborn Heart Surgery: Quality of care is not the same at all hospitals

Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs, of the Society of Thoracic Surgeon’s National Database Workforce has said: "The quality of care is not the same at all hospitals that provide pediatric cardiac surgery.”

Mar 17 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Does your insurance company really want you to go to the emergency room?

Recently I took my son to the emergency room during the weekend, on Saturday. On the previous Friday, we went to the doctor because he had serious symptoms such as headache, blurry vision,

Mar 15 2020 | 2 | status: publish
What makes a good plastic surgeon?

You probably see ads all the time for plastic surgery.  TV appearances where doctors promote their services, ads on the internet, special deals on Groupon, even billboards and banners. 

Mar 14 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Are you getting a pelvic exam while under anesthesia?

What if you woke up from anesthesia and discovered that you were being given a pelvic exam by a doctor or intern in training? 

Feb 22 2020 | 2 | status: publish
Are there too few specialists performing endocrine procedures?

According to UCLA Health, surgeons whose practice is made up of less than 25% endocrine procedures perform approximately 80% of all endocrine operations in the United States.  This is due to the relative scarcity of endocrine surgery expertise in many populated areas; the bulk of endocrine operations are performed by individuals without a specific interest in the field.  Th

Jan 29 2020 | 0 | status: publish