In your opinion, how did you experience in the U.S. Armed Forces help prepare you for your current field of medicine? And how do you feel the experience gained from your service helps you in your current practice of medicine? Most medical students receive very little exposure to medical/surgical eye care, and when I graduated, […]
The goal of modern healthcare is essentially a positive lifestyle change. Doctors want to encourage effective behavior change to improve the health and quality of life for their patients. Studies show that a lack of compliance with prescribed drug therapy and other treatments contribute significantly to poor health outcomes. Doctors know that patients fare
In your opinion, what are the most common reasons when patients do not adhere to their medication schedule or treatment plan? Non-adherence to medical advice is a major obstacle to the delivery of effective healthcare. The data seems to suggest that at least 50 percent of patients with chronic diseases failed to follow medical advice
Local Doctors (and Dads) Share How to Open the Door to a Longer, Healthier Life Fatherhood has many joys, but the stress of being a leader, provider, problem-solver, fix-it man, encourager, chauffeur, and disciplinarian can take a toll. In the long run, cutting stress and making a commitment to your health will help improve your
A resolution easier said than done, but not impossible With the holidays behind us, we stand at the threshold of another New Year. In an effort to improve our lives over the next 12 months, we’ll make resolutions that if achieved would make a difference for the better. If yours is to get healthy, fantastic!
Give Bad Bacteria the Stick Up with these Simple Steps Germs. The uninvited guest. The invisible menace. They are everywhere, even in places that look spotless. So how can you tell if something is truly clean? According to Joe Rubino, head microbiologist for Lysol, there are two types of clean. There is the visual