The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a diagnostic indicator (0-100) of how well Americans conform to dietary advice, and the latest US numbers in 2015 were low: 59. Older Americans were better than young, but the fact remains we could all do better with the choices we’re making in our daily intake. Here are five […]
At the 18th Annual 2020 Medical Innovation Summit, experts led by Will Morris, MD, executive medical director for Cleveland Clinic Innovations, and Akhil Saklecha, MD, managing director of Cleveland Clinic Ventures, recognized the top 10 medical advances for 2021. Drum roll, please! Do you agree with the choices?
In this article/podcast from the pages of KevinMD.com, the physician authors describe their distress upon hearing and reading the recent disparaging comments about osteopathic medicine, which attacked Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley, DO, the Physician of the President: “When someone challenges the validity of a legitimate medical degree, the entire house of medicine is under […]
In this editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine, the authors criticize the country’s leadership on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting several pieces of evidence to reinforce their claims. From politicizing the Food and Drug Administration to undercutting trust in science and government, the leaders of our nation are “causing damage that […]
In this KevinMD podcast/article, Dr. Gregory Jasani, an emergency medicine physician in an inner-city, discusses his experiences treating COVID-19 patients and his thoughts surrounding the current mask mandates across the country. In his experience, wearing a mask is not about a person’s civil liberties, but rather the numbers game when you work in healthcare.
In this article from MedPage Today, sources claim the pandemic is a major reason for the spike, with some applicants finding a calling in medicine, while others are looking for something to fill idle time or combat uncertainty. No matter the reason, the potential for even stiffer competition is there as student slots remain largely […]
NEJM explores the question: Are we, in fact, what we eat? Can the periodic flipping of a “metabolic switch” truly help patients?