FDA Closes 18,000 Online Pharmacies

The Federal Drug Administration is investigating 18,000 online pharmacies for selling counterfeit, potentially harmful prescription medications. Working with over 100 countries during the fifth annual Internet Week of Action, the FDA seized more than 10 million...

Quiet Please-Patient Sleeping!

A recent New York Times article reports on how noise in hospitals can affect a patient’s recovery. This is one area that has been somewhat overlooked by hospital staff, but has been a constant complaint of patients.  The complaints have been largely ignored by...

FDA approves Ingestible Sensor

The FDA has just approved an ingestible sensor that will be able to track if patients are taking their medication as prescribed, and at the right time. The maker, Proteus Digital Health, sees this “as a start of an era where digital medicine shifts the care...

Heat Stroke

  In this current heatwave it’s important to remember some critical information. Heat related stroke is a medical emergency that is often fatal if not properly and promptly treated.  Heat stroke is a form of hyperthermia, when the body temperature is...

Does weather affect your migraines?

Weather changes and barometric pressure are common triggers in migraine patients.  Although we can’t control the weather, we can predict it and prepare for it.  Consider downloading an app on your smart phone to keep track of barometric pressures and weather...
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