Patient Online Education

This portion of the website is for patient education materials that will be developed by us over time as we build our practice. Please watch this area in the future for information customized by us from all kinds of source material.

Two good sources for health news on the Internet are WebMD and the Mayo Clinic. Current headlines from those sources are listed below. Make sure to discuss any medical questions or concerns with your physician. There is a lot of medical information on the Internet, but there is no better source of information for you than a one-on-one conversation with a health professional.

WebMD:

  • Flame Retardants, Pesticides Remain Threat to U.S. Health: Study - Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Among children, the percentage of cognitive (mental skills) loss attributed to chemicals in flame retardants rose to 81% in 2015-2016, up from 67% in 2001-2002, the study found.
  • Vaping Is the Darling of Instagram - Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Researchers discovered that Instagram posts that promote use of the devices outnumber anti-vaping content by a shocking ratio of 10,000 to 1.
  • Eating More Veggies Won't Stop Prostate Cancer: Study - Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    After two years of follow-up, the group on the vegetable-rich diet saw no extra protection against prostate cancer compared to the control group, according to findings published Jan. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Mayo Clinic: