The field of prenatal diagnosis has undergone major advances. The following questions and answers will clear up any myths or rumors that you might be hearing about chromosomal screening.
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This is recurring question for me in practice. Each day someone comes to the office asking if they might be pregnant. In today’s world there is no reason for anyone to be asking this question. There is no reason to guess. There is no reason to wonder if you might be pregnant because you are(…)
We all know by now that, in large measure, we are what we eat. And because of that, these days most of us have become very health-conscious (if we weren’t already!) and we try to teach proper nutrition and dietary habits to others. There has been an enormous amount of basic science and clinical trial research(…)
In a reactionary opinion this week in the Wall Street Journal entitled “A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care Records”, Soumerai and Koppel expanded to the point of silliness the conclusions of a review of healthcare IT by McMaster University. The McMaster analysis abstracts data from 36000 studies over five decades of healthcare IT and concludes(…)
I am always amazed at the enormous variety of vitamin supplements that are available in my local grocery store. After the cereal aisle, the vitamin aisle is the longest aisle. I peruse over the multiple brands, various combinations, and of course the different prices and feel that if the sheer vastness of the options overwhelms(…)
“Choosing who will choose: The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Selecting a Healthcare Agent” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy
Will your cousin (who lives across the country) choose what you will have for lunch? Did your mother choose which underwear you are wearing today? All very unlikely -yet both of these relatives could end up choosing whether you have a feeding tube placed in you, or whether you are kept alive on a ventilator(…)