April is Child Abuse Prevention month and I could dive into the many negative aspects of child abuse. I could restate the American Academy of Pediatrics position paper on corporal punishment. I could talk about sexual abuse and its effects as an adverse childhood experience. And yes, I could discuss the impact of emotional, physical and financial abuse on children.
According to the CDC, in the U.S. 88,000 people die each year from alcohol related tragedies, which compares to ...
Poppy seed oil based contrast used to perform a common diagnostic procedure on women unable to get pregnant, ...
Recent research has provided some important insights into effective discipline, which have recently been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The effects of sexual assault are devastating, life altering and lifelong. Sexual assault is an “everyone ...
Immunizations prevent important and deadly diseases – diseases like diphtheria, influenza, tetanus, chickenpox, measles, meningitis, polio, human papilloma virus infection, shingles, hepatitis B and whooping cough.
Managing diabetes means a longer, healthier and happier life!
Death from colorectal cancer is preventable, yet lumped together, colon and rectal cancer account for about 50,000 deaths annually in the US. Dr.Jim tells how to avoid it.
Tuberculosis is alive and well, especially for individuals on medications which weaken immune system function.
Our kidneys perform functions vital to health and well-being. Take care of them. Here's why & how!
The combination of visual impairment and chronic disease has serious consequences for overall health, ability to perform tasks and social participation.
As recently as 2004, research concluded that sexually transmitted infections or STIs among women who have sex with women were unusual.