Dial 988 For Mental Health Help

Every 11 minutes someone dies from suicide in the US! The pandemic increased mental behavioral health challenges. New resources built on the 200 call centers now will allow just dialing 988 to reach the  'National Suicide Prevention Lifeline'. Replacing a 10-digit...

Wound Closure Truths

Doc Handal takes to the air with an insightful podcast conversation about repairing your torn skin. Sutures, stitches with needle and thread, staples, and adhesive glue are all possibilities but require considerations. These are a few ways to get  'split' skin back...

Pandemic Fatigue

As a physician, I must speak out. This podcast is titled Pandemic Fatigue but it could easily have been titled Pandemic - My Opinion! I have blogged often on the topic of the SARS CoV2 virus from a purely medical and scientific slant. This podcast shares my...

Doc Handal, M.D.

A long-standing believer in consumer education; she knows it does make a difference. Her thesis for lay education is that “we physicians need to come down to the consumer’s knowledge level to bring them up towards ours”.
Dial 988 For Mental Health Help

Dial 988 For Mental Health Help

Every 11 minutes someone dies from suicide in the US! The pandemic increased mental behavioral health challenges. New resources built on the 200 call centers now will allow just dialing 988 to reach the  'National Suicide Prevention Lifeline'. Replacing a 10-digit...

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Avocado To The Rescue

Avocado To The Rescue

It's long been known that the Mediterranean diet, fiber, a modest amount of wine preferably red, and exercise can help to reduce the risk of a heart attack. There are many actions we can take to insure a healthy heart. After all Cardiovascular disease is the leading...

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Travel Safe

Travel Safe

Don't let the last two years of viral pandemics deter you from enjoying life. For many, travel is one of the real joys of life. If you are like most of us you are planning a trip very soon. We are all ready to get back to the 'old normal' and abandon the 'new normal'....

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