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Why You Should Question Your Physical Therapist

Diane Kukich delves into the practices of physical therapists that aren’t really proven effective such as:¬†active treatment plans, too-easy strength training for older adults, bed rest for blood clots, continuous passive motion machines after total knee replacement, and whirlpools for wound care. 104 more words


A Neurosurgeon's View of Patient Privacy and Neurosurgery

Why is it that I can use a handgun without entering a user ID but viewing the brain MRI on my iPhone of a patient that I just operated upon requires two levels of user ID and password identification. 898 more words

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Windsor Regional Hospital's new chemotherapy room named after local physician

Windsor Regional Hospital has named its new medication and chemotherapy room after a local family physician who died from cancer five years ago.

On Friday, friends and family of the practitioner gathered at the room to celebrate the naming of the Dr. 487 more words


Health Monitoring Ad Nauseam

So the new Apple Watch promises to monitor our every virtual health status as technology and person blend to become one.  

However, the question raised in the… 310 more words


Public Health in the News - September 21, 2014


  • Induced pluripotent stem cells, also known as iPS cells, are formed when researchers take adult cells and cause them to turn into stem cells. It has long been thought that iPS cells may be useful for new types of therapies, and…
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Think Like a Negotiator

“Everything is negotiable,” says Eldonna Lewis Fernandez, a dynamic speaker, writer, trainer, and retired Air Force Master Sergeant whom I have the honor of knowing in my… 173 more words