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:

  • Parents Turn to 'Pods' for School During Pandemic - Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    “Podding” is garnering increased attention given the uncertainty of the upcoming school year. Many districts have opted out of in-person learning, or are offering a choice of virtual or in-school instruction as people grow increasingly concerned about health risks at schools.
  • Mental Health Issues Soaring During COVID Pandemic - Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    The findings, based on surveys conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from June 24-30, also show that "one quarter of [survey] respondents reported symptoms of trauma- and stressor-related disorder."
  • Fast Food Makes an Unhealthy Comeback Among Kids - Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    The data, from before the beginning of the pandemic, shows that after a period of improvement, U.S. kids are eating as much fast food as they were in the early 2000s.

Mayo Clinic: