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How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

Wildfires have become troublingly customary in the Western U.S. over the past decade. Unfortunately, this devastating trend is only going to worsen itself, as uncontrolled fires will gradually become longer, larger, and more devastating for our communities.

Let's Talk About Vaping

Let’s Talk About Vaping

All of us are familiar with the teenager’s drive towards rebellion. Whether through music, fashion styles, or behavior, those at a crossroads between childhood and adulthood are relentlessly searching for ways to prove themselves different, unique, and, therefore, worthy of belonging to a social group.

Smog Armor

Smog Armor

We know that with the continuous growth of urbanization, air pollution continues to rise with it. But is there a way for us to counter the effect? Many of you may say that it’s impossible, that it’s out of our hands, but we at Top Doctor Magazine beg to differ – because we have found the answer.

The Greatest Medical Discoveries in the Last Century

The Greatest Medical Discoveries in the Last Century

If you were born during the 1800s, chances are you wouldn’t be able to live long enough to see your grandchildren celebrate their third birthday. The average life expectancy of people back in the day was only around 30-40 years old.

How to Ensure Healthcare Coverage for Your Whole Family

How to Ensure Healthcare Coverage for Your Whole Family

Due to rising costs, healthcare coverage for families is becoming less affordable compared to incomes. There are many obstacles in the healthcare system, and finding the right health plan has many families consumed with research.

Taking a Multidisciplinary Approach to Healthcare

Taking a Multidisciplinary Approach to Healthcare

“When it comes to treating patients, you have to rely on their clinical history rather than CAT scans and chest x-rays,” says Dr. Amarjit Singh in an interview with Top Doctor Magazine. She also points out that it allows you to hone your skills in a managed healthcare system.

How Telemedicine is Shaping The Future

How Telemedicine is Shaping The Future

With everyone being too terrified to enter a hospital in fear of catching the virus, people turned to online consultations. The convenience of receiving healthcare online has made thousands of people vouch for the new service.

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Eyelids and Fingernails: How Smartphone Cameras May Help Diagnose Anemia

Now your smartphone has a new function—a diagnostic tool for anemia. Recent studies have shown that pictures of the inside of your lower eyelid or your fingernail’s nail bed can detect signs of anemia. Given that almost everyone from the young to the old has a smartphone, this new technology expands access to medical care and early detection of disease.

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Profile Spotlight: Dr. Carl Hess

Profile Spotlight: Dr. Carl Hess

About Dr. Carl Hess Dr. Carl Hess has 30+ years of experience in pain management and associated syndromes. Dr. Hess is a board-certified member of...

Recent Articles

Running the Marathon: A Conversation with Pediatric Psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Goetz

Running a marathon is often used as a metaphor for endurance. This analogy might be familiar for some, yet it is ubiquitous for a reason.

Looking Beyond the Science: Caring for Underserved Communities with Dr. Imani McElroy

People’s health and well-being are heavily influenced by the communities in which they live. Ideally, people have ample access to medical services and the resources to pay for them.

A New Hope for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: An Interview with Dr. Richard P. Winne

If you are struggling with nerve pain, you may feel like someone is following you around, randomly jabbing you with a needle. Maybe you ache all day or don’t sleep well. It’s difficult to lead an everyday life when your daily flow is constantly brought to a screeching halt by a jolt of sharp pain.

Hypertension Is on the Rise, and Almost Nobody Knows

Rates of hypertension have been on the rise for decades, and it’s time we start paying attention to this silent killer.

Drinking and Smoking while Young Could Age Your Heart

The teenage years are the threshold when we form our personalities for the future adult life. It is also the time for once-in-a-lifetime experiments, when we take a shot at all-known vices with a just-once mentality. Such endeavors, of course, are always risky, considering that most of our adult vices stem from our teenage years. “Just once” can quickly turn into “forever.”

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer – PART II

Antibiotics have become an everyday part of the medical world. They are used to fight bacterial infections and have saved millions of lives worldwide since their discovery. If you’ve ever had a bacterial infection, you’re probably already pretty familiar with antibiotics. However, the prevalent overuse of antibiotics is leading to some serious unintended consequences.

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer

They have been widely used in Western medicine for decades to treat and heal illnesses caused by bacterial infections. However, there are some downsides to excessive antibiotic use.

From Industry Leader to Disruptor: How One Woman Revolutionized the Aesthetic Space and Changed how Practices do Business

In the hyper-competitive field of Aesthetics Practices and Medi-spas, it’s never been more vital to have a comprehensive system in place to ensure the practice’s growth and profitability.

How A Plastic Tube Is Playing A Pivotal Role In The COVID-19 Pandemic

After identifying the breathing tube as the problem, he realized that someone needed to make a better breathing tube. Such a device would need to prevent fluid, bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens from reaching the lungs, but more importantly, it would need someone to devote themselves to creating it.

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The teenage years are the threshold when we form our personalities for the future adult life. It is also the time for once-in-a-lifetime experiments, when we take a shot at all-known vices with a just-once mentality. Such endeavors, of course, are always risky, considering that most of our adult vices stem from our teenage years. “Just once” can quickly turn into “forever.”

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer - PART II

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer – PART II

Antibiotics have become an everyday part of the medical world. They are used to fight bacterial infections and have saved millions of lives worldwide since their discovery. If you’ve ever had a bacterial infection, you’re probably already pretty familiar with antibiotics. However, the prevalent overuse of antibiotics is leading to some serious unintended consequences.