Too Many Medications

Too Many Medications

The manner in which medicine is practiced today can result in a patient taking too many medications.  This problem is often seen in patients who are sixty years or older, have chronic medical conditions, and have been seen by multiple physicians in the past.  Patients...
The Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) Patient

The Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) Patient

There are reports that patients with sickle cell anemia who complain about intense body pain from a sickle cell crisis are treated very inhumanely by some physicians when seen in the ER.  These African American patients are often confused with drug seekers, but they...
Patients should tell physicians all

Patients should tell physicians all

Research tells us that patients often don’t tell physicians all when it comes to their health. I cannot tell you the numbers of times that I have found out critical information regarding the patient’s health from other documents or from family members. We now know...
The longer you stay healthy the better

The longer you stay healthy the better

It is well documented that African Americans have a shorter lifespan then white people. The reasons are well documented and include problems with hypertension, obesity, diabetes and sedentary life style. We now have enough information to inform you that the sad...

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