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The lungs and sickle cell

For most people a painful crisis is the usual problem in sickle cell. Crises occur again and again and are the most frequent reason for admission to hospital. 2,238 more words

Sickle Cell Disease

Why is it important to walk after knee or hip surgery?

If you are undergoing a knee or hip replacement procedure, we want you to be aware of the entire process, including what to expect before, during, and after your surgical procedure. 371 more words

Dr. Dollinger

The Truth About Testosterone Replacement Therapy: What Big Pharma Won’t Tell You

It’s been a rough year for the testosterone industry. After enjoying a steady rise in product sales – the number of testosterone prescriptions given to American men has increased threefold since 2001 – … 1,598 more words


TUSPM students take first place in podiatric surgery conference poster competition

By Maggie Wurst, SMC ’17

Each year, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) students are given the opportunity to attend the Annual Scientific Conference held by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). 719 more words

Civil Rights Activist Rev. Willie T. Barrow Dead At 90

Civil rights activist Rev. Willie T. Barrow has died after being admitted into the intensive care unit at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago Monday night with a blood clot in her lung. 323 more words

General Health

March is DVT Awareness Month

I’ve written extensively about blood clots in the past, so there’s not much new ground to cover.  For this DVT Awareness Month, I’ll give you links to some highlights and you can pick and chose what topics may be ‘new to you’. 213 more words

Straight, No Chaser: The Medical Issues You Encounter While Flying

This week’s Straight, No Chaser posts have focus on the dangers presents by blood clots. Flying long distances presents a specific risk for development of blood clots. 536 more words

Sterling Medical Advice