The Wellness Visit

The Wellness Visit

The Wellness Visit Your physician can request a wellness exam in an effort to prevent illness.  The evaluation primarily consists of questions about procedures that have been recommended for you and risk factors for certain diseases based on your lifestyle.  Questions...
Red Meat Linked To Diabetes

Red Meat Linked To Diabetes

Red Meat Linked To Diabetes This health tip may not be welcome news for many people.  Eating processed or unprocessed red meat, daily, has been a part of the American diet for years. New research suggests that the consumption of red meat over a four year period...
The Annihilation of African American Males

The Annihilation of African American Males

The Annihilation of African American Males The infractions that the black male is currently experiencing with law enforcement reflect symptoms of a long standing, social phenomenon that has been characteristic in our culture over a hundred years.  The annihilation of...
Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias A very common problem in the health community is unconscious bias.  Unfortunately, it has not been addressed and continues to wreak havoc in the clinical setting. An Asian man, who was unshaven, and appeared to be homeless, was found in full cardiac...
Some People Are Just Ridiculous

Some People Are Just Ridiculous

Some People Are Just Ridiculous You would not believe the issues that I experience with patients. One was being treated for hypertension and became quite upset, at the follow up visit to assess blood pressure control, because he needed an additional prescription. His...

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