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...
Are You an Ostrich Regarding Your Health

Are You an Ostrich Regarding Your Health

Self Care Diabetes Heart Cancer Sexual Health For Women For Men I have been a student of science and health care professional for the majority of my life.  One phenomenon that perplexes me and continues to be obvious among African Americans is the unwillingness, and...
What is the healthcare gap?

What is the healthcare gap?

Self Care Diabetes Heart Cancer Sexual Health For Women For Men Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, in one of his speeches in 1968, that the greatest civil rights issue of the 21st century would be major disparities in health care for African Americans and the...
Does Race Matter?

Does Race Matter?

Self Care Diabetes Heart Cancer Sexual Health For Women For Men I have been a physician for 37 years and am close to ending my medical career.  It has been a privilege for me to have practiced in many medical settings that include rural health centers, penal health...
Tragedy Continues

Tragedy Continues

Self Care Diabetes Heart Cancer Sexual Health For Women For Men You should be aware that death from medications used to treat chronic pain is of epidemic proportions in our society.  The accidental death of Prince has made this very clear. Patients in South Carolina...

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