The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and share laughs, memories and perhaps a drink or two. But for people recovering from an addiction, all that alcohol often present at special events can be worrisome.
It seems today that the immigrants entering our country are being singled out as undesirable and unwelcome in this land of freedom, especially in comparison to how the pilgrims were welcomed by the Native-Americans and given sustenance for their survival.
A few years ago, I took care of a beautiful, elderly, blind African-American woman who was cared for by a gentle, sweet, elderly white lady. No one could deny that this relationship was truly a spiritual one.
When I was growing up, every home had a black skillet. The blacker it was, the better for frying chicken. That chicken was cooked right to the bone. Some folks even ate the bones.
Whenever a patient comes into my office wearing sunglasses and the sun ain’t shining, I immediately know that the sun ain’t shining in that patient’s personal life.
If you experience pain in the joints of the jaw, do not just succumb to teasing about eating or talking too much. You could have TMJ disease.
One evening, about 11 p.m., a patient called, frantically explaining that she was bleeding to death from a nosebleed. She had tried everything her family had suggested to stop the oozing blood, including holding her head backward, forward and even ...
Be aware and be prepared. That is the advice of the Medical Society of the State of New York for both the general public and for physicians. If disaster strikes, you might not have time to plan a response.
Asthma is like blowing up a balloon and constricting the opening that allows the air to escape.
Without a doubt, apes are intelligent beings.
In life, we all will have worries that are oftentimes not under our control.
Recently, an increase in the intake of vitamin D has been reported to prevent early deaths by heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Mrs. C, 34, works as a clerk in a duplicating shop. When she consulted me about night wheezing and shortness of breath, the first question I asked was whether she had experienced the wheezing and chronic coughing at work. It ...
A physician’s prayer: Dear Lord, thou Great Physician, I kneel before Thee.
The cause of snoring is the vibration of the soft palate in the roof of...