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What is the pediatrician’s role in marijuana use?

I recently listened to DDx, a new podcast from Figure1. In their third episode, a 37-year-old man presents to the emergency department in the middle of the night with persistent vomiting and retching. He is highly vocal and agitated. Upon questioning, he reveals that he experiences these episodes frequently and previous investigations have...

Doctors are conditioned to deny

Anonymous | Conditions | July 13, 2018 13 years ago a colleague of mine did a labiaplasty on my 18-year-old daughter for medical reasons. What was supposed to be routine has become a nightmare for her.  Not only did he remove all of her labia minora, but he also denervated her clitoris. When he saw her post-op, he...

A doctor’s warning on the keto weight-reduction plan

The keto weight-reduction plan has lately garnered a lot fame for its obvious capability to enhance diabetes and weight problems – outcomes so spectacular the Journal of the American Medical Affiliation lately highlighted the weight-reduction plan and thereby christened it as one thing greater than a low-carb craze. Nevertheless, not all of the...

Mainstream media will get it fallacious

Lately, a journalist with NPR requested her viewers if sleeping along with your child is as harmful as docs say.  In brief, sure, it is extremely harmful. Within the article, Michaeleen Doucleff repeatedly trivializes the hazard of oldsters co-sleeping with their child.  She makes use of anthropological proof to reassure mother and father that...

Which of those sufferers ought to get a liver transplant?

Individuals with liver failure and cirrhosis die yearly as a result of there are usually not sufficient livers accessible. Who ought to obtain the treasured life-saving organ? There may be an organ allocation system in place, which has advanced over time, which ranks sufferers who want liver transplants. With out such a system,...

Melancholy is private to this doctor

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Two celeb icons splashed the headlines just lately as each figures dedicated the unthinkable act of suicide. Each left behind younger daughters and important others reeling within the background questioning what had simply occurred. Kate Spade was the colourful fashionista of handbags and attire. Anthony Bourdain was the connoisseur...

A pediatrician’s therapeutic spirit: treating depressed, anxious, and suicidal teenagers

I had not one, however two suicidal teen sufferers immediately. That is solely someday after I had an eight-year-old suicidal affected person come to see me. Three weeks in the past, a 17-year-old feminine walked in, she had hung herself in her closet one month earlier — saved solely by the well timed...

A tough state of affairs a resident confronted within the emergency division

As I start my in a single day pediatric emergency division shift, there may be one affected person ready to be seen: “Six-year-old male with autism, alleged sexual assault.” In 12 months certainly one of my pediatrics residency, I've not but managed a sexual assault case, it's time to study. I signal as...

How Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade might change psychological well being

Many individuals in our nation, or I ought to say on this world, have been shocked and devastated by latest movie star suicides. Many marvel how can somebody whose life seems so excellent be depressed? Effectively, individuals are beginning to acknowledge that anybody, regardless of how profitable, how wealthy or how engaging can...

Treating psychological sickness: High quality of life issues

High quality of life issues. This simple assertion will get difficult after we talk about the remedy of melancholy. Melancholy is frequent, a part of a household physician’s every day schedule; it may well have an effect on anybody, though sure teams are at increased danger. There have been many hypotheses as to why...

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