Mother’s, including mine, are famous for the words, “Straighten up and stop slouching.” If I heard it once I heard it a thousand times. In recent years my wife has come in to work short relief for my departed mom. 228 more words
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The AliveCor/Kardia mobile ECG device is a really nifty way to monitor your heart rhythm. Since acquiring the third generation device (which sits within or on my iPhone case and communicates with a smartphone app) I have begun routinely using it on my patients who need a heart rhythm check during office visits. 956 more words
Compiled by Dr Alicia Adams during her PGY-2 rotations:
- If the eye doesn’t hurt and there is no photophobia, the zoster/HSV is not affecting their eye… 488 more words
Many athletes, especially longtime, high-intensity endurance athletes, have heart-racing stories to tell—in more ways than one.
In 2009, Australian professional triathlete Erin Densham had to be rescued from the water during the Hy-Vee Triathlon in Des Moines, Iowa. 796 more words
Patients, healthcare providers and payers now have more to be concerned with regarding atrial fibrillation (Afib) diagnoses. Increased risk of heart attack and kidney failure are now being associated to having an irregular heartbeat, according to an analysis of 104 studies spanning nine million people by the University of Oxford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 378 more words