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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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Could This Popular Treatment Eliminate Your Chronic Pain?

Over the past few years, neuromodulation has experienced a steady rise in popularity. The growing number of distributors and the patients’ willingness to avoid invasive treatments and narcotics brought traction to peripheral nerve stimulation devices. Dr. Kumar kindly agreed to share his wealth of knowledge with the Top Doctor Magazine team on neuromodulation and the benefits stemming from this narcotic-free approach!

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Dr. Wade Banner Introduction In the past year, we have seen the COVID-19 pandemic affect the lives of billions worldwide. Whether it was financial...

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The Impact of the Medical Metaverse on Patients and Physicians

The medical metaverse is not a small pocket of technology with a handful of applications in the medical space but the future of healthcare provision. Like the internet, the medical metaverse is likely already available in your clinic or home. The only thing you need to do is access it.

The Medical Metaverse: Useful Data and Simulations for Medicine in the Palm of Your Hand

Augmented reality and the metaverse is no longer just for video games and social media. These two technologies are being applied to the medical field to completely revise how patients and providers interact with and experience medicine. This new ‘medical metaverse’ will deliver an immense amount of valuable data into the palm of your hand!

Augmented Reality and Medicine

The future is now, thanks to science! As our technology advances and our digital world continues to develop, the line between the real world and the digital becomes increasingly blurred. One example of this blurring is augmented reality (AR). Through augmented reality, we can put parts of our digital world on top of our physical one. Typically, we think about augmented reality’s implications for entertainment, shopping experiences and social media. But beyond those industries, AR could completely reimagine how we experience and receive medical care.

The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine: Part 2, Extracellular Vesicles, Exosomes and Signaling

In part two, I aim to bring transparency to the subject of exosomes, extracellular vesicles, nanoparticles and signaling modalities currently being utilized in regenerative medicine as an alternative to cellular therapy.

Doctor-Patient Relationships and the Practice of Neurology: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Abousamra

Dr. Abousamra is a neurologist at the Michigan Institute for Neurologic Disorders (MIND), where her work focuses on headaches, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia. MIND is a premier provider of neurological care for diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Honoring a Life Interrupted: An Interview with Dr. Parul Makkar

Dr. Makkar has practiced dentistry for over 15 years. She currently runs her practice, PDM Family Dental, in Jericho, New York.

Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO

Dr. John P. Salerno, DO, is an innovator in the practice of complementary medicine. In his practice, the Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City, he provides his patients with holistic therapies and techniques that, along with their traditional medical treatments, speed their recovery. His medical approach treats the whole person—mind, body and spirit—not just a list of symptoms.

Worth 1,000 Words: The Art of Aesthetic Medicine with Dr. Barry DiBernardo, MD

“Everyone wanted to be retouched. Adults didn’t want to look the way they looked. I became interested in how people wanted to be changed,” Dr. DiBernardo explained. In about 1,000 words, we’re going to create for you a picture of Dr. DiBernardo and how he unites science and art through his medical aesthetics practice.

Spring Is in the Air! So Is Pollen: An Interview with Dr. Priya Bansal, MD

Dr. Priya Bansal, MD, who not only treats your allergies but also puts in the time and effort to establish a relationship with and educate you and your family. She encourages the patient’s active participation in their treatment choices.

Balancing Obstetric Anesthesiology and Family Life: An Interview with Dr. David Wallace, D.O.

It may seem impossible for doctors to achieve that balance when their careers demand so much of their time and mental and emotional strength. But Dr. Wallace’s fascinating story about the world of obstetric anesthesiology will guide doctors towards that much-coveted balance.

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The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

The Dreams Chair: Taking the Fear out of Pediatric Dentistry with Dr. Sónia Santos

Dr. Sónia Santos is a pediatric dentist in Lisbon, Portugal. With 20 years of professional experience, she has found a delightful way to ease children’s anxiety.
“I want to help children overcome their fear of the dentist, so in my storybook, I transform the scary dental instruments into animals,” Dr. Santos explained.
With the obstacle of fear out of the way, dental visits can be pleasant, and children are open to learning good dental habits and experiencing good health.

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Caring for the Caretakers of the World: An Interview with Dr. Mona Orady

Women are incredible, powerful and strong creatures. They could run the world if they wanted to. Yet, why is it that women are always underserved and unheard? Dr. Mona Orady grew to be very familiar with this topic after listening to her mother’s circle of friends vent about their struggles as women in society. She would often hear the grown-ups complain about not getting the proper healthcare, and how they would feel uncomfortable about being treated by male doctors.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.