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Kenji Oyasu: Fighting Stigmas and the Opioid Crisis

"Don't worry. He won't die; he'll just wish he was dead." Dr. Kenji Oyasu stood shocked at the words coming from his senior medical resident when he was an intern in Chicago. Oyasu just had his first encounter with a person in heroin withdrawal in the ER, and his...

Profile Spotlight: Dr. Javaid Khan

About Dr. Javaid Khan Dr. Javaid Khan, DO, is board-certified in two different specialties: Internal Medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He went on to medical school at Touro University in Henderson, Nevada, and then completed his 4-year residency at the...

The Benefits of Hypnotherapy for Giving Birth: An Interview with Nicole McDonagh

Relax, put your mind at ease, and visualize yourself achieving the imaginable. You can also concentrate on the mundane—like flannel or the clouds, while you dull every other sound around you. Sometimes, it numbs the pain and anxiety; other times, it makes you feel...

Vaccines, the Future of Medical Education, and the Reality of Reimbursements: An Interview with Dr. Thomas d’Amato

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Pediatricians Are Concerned about More Serious Child Abuse Cases As Pandemic Continues

As predicted by sources in the spring, child abuse rates during coronavirus lock-down are reaching disturbing highs.  Hospitals are seeing more serious injuries in smaller and smaller victims.  The virus has not given up and as a result, the child abuse...

Sandra Holtmeyer

From getting her Bachelor and Master’s in science, to serving 25 years as a Registered, Licensed Dietitian in the Healthcare Food Service Management industry, to appearing on radio and news stations to discuss nutrition, to…real estate pro? Sandra Holtmeyer’s journey...

How Personalized Medicine Will Revolutionize Future Health Care Markets

Technology has been rapidly reshaping the healthcare market for decades, but lately it’s become clear that the era of one-size-fits-all medicine is increasingly irrelevant in today’s customized culture.   One of the fastest-growing markets in healthcare is...

Edna Hudson: A Frontline Hero

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To Mask or Not To Mask

Introduction Could the use of masks jeopardize your health and put you at further risk of contracting COVID-19? What does the data show regarding mask effectiveness? The answer boils down to whether face masks really work, and if not, then why mandate it?  The...

A Tale of Two Crises: The Pandemics of COVID-19 and Struggling Primary Care

Small businesses across America are struggling. Amid lockdowns and COVID-19 fears, it’s easy for people to forget that many of those small businesses are primary care practices. The irony is not lost on the doctors, nurses and office workers who strive to keep America...

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Profile Spotlight: Dr. Javaid Khan

About Dr. Javaid Khan Dr. Javaid Khan, DO, is board-certified in two different specialties: Internal Medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology....

Sandra Holtmeyer

Sandra Holtmeyer

From getting her Bachelor and Master’s in science, to serving 25 years as a Registered, Licensed Dietitian in the Healthcare Food Service Management...

Edna Hudson: A Frontline Hero

Edna Hudson grew up in the small town of Orange Bend near Leesburg, Florida, where she now lives and works. Graduating in 1982 from nursing school,...

To Mask or Not To Mask

To Mask or Not To Mask

Introduction Could the use of masks jeopardize your health and put you at further risk of contracting COVID-19? What does the data show regarding...

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Profile Spotlight: Dr. Javaid Khan

About Dr. Javaid Khan Dr. Javaid Khan, DO, is board-certified in two different specialties: Internal Medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology....

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