OK, if you’ve been a reader of this column in the past, I know you can do it; so put on your white coat, get your stethoscope and let me watch how you “see” this next patient. Picking up the chart you see that he is a new patient to you, named Ryan. He […]
As they say at the theater: “Today’s featured diseases really need no introduction. Bothering us for millennia but only recently introduced to the vaccine circuit… a frequent winter-spring visitor playing to packed crowds of especially 10-year-olds… contracted by children everywhere… the bane to young and old alike… the old… the unforgettable — Heeeeerrrrrr’s… Chickenpox!” (more…)
What happens when that awesome brain of yours gets bumped and thumped around a bit inside your skull? That’s called a concussion and it’s a lot more complicated than the doctors who took care of your grandpa or even your dad had any clue about.
This video is for kids and parents of kids who have had a concussion and explains in less than a few minutes the three important things to remember if you’ve had a concussion.
[A dentist desires contact for makers of the dental ID discs written about in a previous article.] (more…)
[Acne – and the historic treatment with radiation.] (more…)
The internet is a bizarre place where you can have so many “contacts” with people that you consider them “friends” without ever meeting them. Different generations may learn more levels of relationships; mine, calls someone a friend when I begin caring about them, share feelings and become willing to assist when able. Remy Sharp has […]
In researching for another article I stumbled upon the wonderfully insightful blog of a twelve-year-old (now thirteen) boy with Aspergers Syndrome – “Words I’d Use to describe myself before my diagnosis.” His posts are not only well written, but are refreshingly frank and sometimes quite humorous – even if he doesn’t realize it.