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:

  • As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns - Mon, Nov 12, 2018
    One review of 15 studies involving 284 otherwise healthy subjects found that those who took melatonin before bed fell asleep 3.9 minutes faster on average and slept 13 minutes longer. Another, of 19 studies involving 1,700 people, found that melatonin users fell asleep 7 minutes faster on average and slept 8 minutes longer.
  • It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months - Mon, Nov 12, 2018
    Though new parents often expect baby to sleep through the night by 6 months of age, a large percentage do not, a study has revealed.
  • Breast Milk, Formula Affect Baby Differently - Mon, Nov 12, 2018
    Bacteria from breastfeeding and from formula behave differently in babies, nrew research says.

Mayo Clinic: