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Internal Medicine

When it comes to your lungs, there is good news and there is bad news.  The good news is that most of us are blessed with about twice the lung capacity required for an active life.  The bad news is found on the other side...

The coronaviruses are pathogens that can cause upper respiratory tract infections in both children and adults. These viruses usually come from animals. Once transmitted to a human, they can spread person-to-person via respiratory droplets. These viruses were responsible for the SARS epidemic over a decade...

Gentlemen! Today’s article is on three of the top health risks for men: heart disease, cancer, and depression. Here’s how you can help ward them off: Heart Disease Like I mentioned in my blog on the top three health risks for women, this is the leading cause of...

Attention, ladies! Today, we’re talking about three of the top health risks for women: heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. Here’s what you can do about them: Heart Disease The National Institutes of Health (NIH) names heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and...

Do 12th graders overdose more on Adderall or cocaine? The answer: Adderall. More youths ages 12–17 die from overdosing on opioid pain killers than they do from illegal drugs such as cocaine. Over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications are often found around the home, so teens have...

An expectant mother is usually enjoying the journey of pregnancy when that day finally comes when her new bundle of joy arrives! There is euphoria, but at the same time an overwhelming since of responsibility and continuous questioning on whether you are doing the right...

You get your car’s oil changed regularly…but when was the last time you had your health checked? For a lot of men, going to the doctor’s office seems like the march of defeat. They finally give in once they have been advised (or some would say...

When you are craving a snack to help get you through the day, there is no shortage of different delicious and satisfying treats out there. Most of us, looking to watch our waistline will try to make sure that we reach for a snack that...

You get your car’s oil changed regularly…but when was the last time you had your health checked? For a lot of men, going to the doctor’s office seems like the march of defeat. They finally give in once they have been advised (or some would say...

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US; more skin cancers are diagnosed than all other cancers combined. Skin cancer is when skin cells begin to grow abnormally. Though it affects people of all races and color, lighter skinned individuals have a...