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Sorting Fact from Fiction on Prenatal Screening

Sorting Fact from Fiction on Prenatal Screening

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.

“Am I Pregnant?” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Jeff Livingston

“Am I Pregnant?” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Jeff Livingston

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(…)

“Eat Right To See Well!” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Vincent P. de Luise

“Eat Right To See Well!” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Vincent P. de Luise

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(…)

“WSJ Wrong- We need IT” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. James Salwitz

“WSJ Wrong- We need IT” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. James Salwitz

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(…)

“The Vitamin Dilemma” by HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Padmavati Garvey

“The Vitamin Dilemma” by HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Padmavati Garvey

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(…)

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