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Women's Brain Health Initiative

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) was founded by Lynn Posluns in 2012.  She discovered that women appear to be more susceptible to certain brain-aging diseases, like Alzheimer’s disease, tha

May 10 2020 | 0 | status: publish
How Your Hearing Aid Can Prevent Hospitalization

Half of adults over the age of seventy-five report hearing loss yet one in six Americans with hearing loss wears hearing aids. That is in contrast to the 90 percent of people who wear glasses over the

May 10 2020 | 0 | status: publish
How Dirty Are Hospitals?

In 2014, Dr. John F. Heaton, Medical Director for the New Orleans Children’s Hospital held a press conference and acknowledged the death of five children who died from an outbreak of a deadly fungal

May 07 2020 | 1 | status: publish
Sarah Scantlin: A Twenty Year Coma

The story of Sarah Scantlin is fascinating to many as she was able to awake from a coma after 20 years.  What is most amazing is the dedication and patience of her family and best friend. 

May 05 2020 | 1 | status: publish
What Are Your Rights for Emergency Care in the U.S.?

EMTALA stands for the "Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act" and was enacted as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA) EMTALA is also commonly referred

May 05 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?

Unfortunately, some people over the age of 40 are at a higher risk for glaucoma as well as those who are of African, Hispanic, or Asian heritage. Other risk factors include people with high eye pressu

May 04 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Is that my baby? How fertility doctors mix up babies

There have been numerous cases of transferring the wrong embryo into a woman’s uterus and numerous lawsuits and devastation.  Many clinics seem very competent at first and compassionate. 

May 02 2020 | 1 | status: publish
Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

If you’ve been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, you may or may not experience pain.  Lumbar stenosis is a common cause of lower back pain. It happens with normal wear-and-tear as we age.

Apr 29 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Should I get implants or just a breast lift?

Many women ask whether they should get breast implants or a breast lift.  Actually these two procedures are different.  In fact, some people combine the two procedures.

Apr 26 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Anesthesia Awareness

Anesthesia Awareness occurs when a patient can recall their surroundings or an event while under general anesthesia.  This happens during a surgical procedure and sometimes a patient can recall

Apr 25 2020 | 1 | status: publish
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