Medicine and Technology

Medicine and Technology

Peter Abaci, M.D., chronic pain specialist, author and radio host points out that it’s commonplace to see people in gathering places like coffee shops looking down at their digital devices, tapping away. He likens that to what he sees in medical offices across...
Medicine and Technology

Need a Doctor on Your Flight?

It can be a tough call to service for doctors who find themselves thousands of feet up in the air, providing medical care in a contained space with little equipment. A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine gives doctors instructions on how best to...
Medicine and Technology

Brain Damage and Addiction

New research has found that smokers who had a stroke in a brain region called the insular cortex were more likely to quit smoking than those who had strokes in other regions of the brain. The research has led scientists to conclude this region could be crucial in...
Medicine and Technology

In Smokers Only, Migraine Ups Stroke Risk

New research shows that migraine is linked with an increased risk for stroke among active smokers, but not nonsmokers. Teshamae S. Monteith, MD, assistant professor of clinical neurology and chief of the Headache Division at the University of Miami’s Miller...
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