Telemedicine: Staying Well in the COVID-19 Era
As the spread of COVID-19 has forced patients to forego doctor visits and urgent care centers, people are turning toward… Read More ›
Shift Workers At Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke and Type 2 Diabetes
Shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person’s risk for… Read More ›
Clearing Up Adult Acne Myths
Zits and pimples are generally thought to be a problem for teenagers with raging hormones and fast-food diets. However, adult… Read More ›
Less Sleep Linked to Obesity in African Americans
A new study examined associations between body mass index (BMI) and reported amounts of sleep, using data from 3,778 African… Read More ›
What you need to know about C. auris, a rare but potentially deadly fungus
Candida auris (C. auris) is a multidrug-resistant fungus responsible for a rising number of infections and deaths around the world.… Read More ›
Are you treating jellyfish stings with the right liquid?
An estimated 150 million people are stung by jellyfish globally each year. In most cases, the sting is painful, but… Read More ›
Risks for college students with diabetes
Going off to college, while stressful for any student, poses risks to those with diabetes, according to a study in… Read More ›
Fecal transplants promising treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Clostridiodes difficile (C. diff) is the most common health care-acquired infection in the U.S. It affects nearly half a million… Read More ›
Regular cannabis use makes some medication less effective
Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, according to a JAOA study.
More kids have sleep disorders than you might think
Sleep problems don’t just happen to adults.
In fact, children are grossly underdiagnosed for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), which includes obstructive sleep… Read More ›