The evolution of the stethoscope

KevinMD.com Christopher Johnson, MD | Physician | November 13, 2018 The stethoscope. Nothings says “I’m a doctor” more than the stethoscope in a pocket or draped around the neck. Forty-five years ago when I got my first one, a gift from [...]

2018-12-18T11:56:27-05:00November 15th, 2018|Health News|

How I saved my daughter from a medical error

KevinMD.com Varun Verma, MD | Physician | May 9, 2018 We had no choice in becoming the “crazy” family that left a hospital against medical advice. Our four-day-old daughter was completely helpless, her condition deteriorating and the staff was ignoring our [...]

2018-11-05T15:56:12-05:00November 5th, 2018|Health News|

Lack of Exercise as Deadly as Smoking, Study Finds

TIME Health By Alice Park July 18, 2012 When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers  published in the journal Lancet. According to one of the reports, [...]

2018-10-24T10:20:58-05:00October 24th, 2018|Health News|