Dr. John Hyatt, a gastroenterologist on the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at Garland, sees about a hundred patients each year who suffer from acid reflux. He recently spoke to them and other people interested in acid reflux during his “Beat the Burn” seminars in May with more seminars scheduled in June and July. … Continue reading Could You Have Acid Reflux And Not Know It?
Recently Dr. Drew Pinksy, a board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist, and radio and television personality, has caused a bit of a firestorm online among women’s health advocates. During a radio podcast of his talk show several weeks ago, he made some controversial remarks about pelvic health. In short, he said that chronic pelvic pain, like … Continue reading Endometriosis: Why Dr. Drew Pinsky Got it Wrong
This weekend, social media and news networks reported that legendary radio personality, Kidd Kraddick, died from a brain aneurysm. We now know now that this initial report turned out to be inaccurate. Earlier this week, the Jefferson Parish coroner’s office reported that Mr. Kraddick may have died from cardiac disease. Jeffrey Schussler, M.D., a cardiologist … Continue reading Initial Cause of Kidd Kraddick’s Death Inaccurate, But Warrants Discussion
Many people go through periods of having the “blues” in life, particularly as we get older. However, you may not realize that some of these “normal signs of aging”, such as sadness, mood swings and loss of interest in regular activities, may actually be symptoms of a mental illness which can be diagnosed, treated and … Continue reading Dealing with Mental Health Issues as We Age
When most people think about their local fire department, they imagine them rushing to the scene of a fire-engulfed home or building to save lives. While that’s certainly part of the job, it’s only part of the lifesaving work they do. “Eighty percent of what the fire department does involves managing the scene in emergency … Continue reading Hospital Employees Team Up With EMS To Save Lives
If you live in North Texas, chances are that you’ve already heart of the West Nile Virus. As of August 28, 2012, Federal health officials say a total of 1,590 human cases of West Nile Virus disease have been reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including 65 deaths. The number of cases reported … Continue reading What Cancer Patients Need to Know About West Nile Virus