New Saliva Test

There likely will be a time, before the vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 arrives, when you will get a test. This pandemic is far from over in this humble...

Hand Sanitizers & Flu

This short podcast reveals the serious limitations and false security a little dab of ethanol-alcohol based liquid sanitizer can give you. Doc...

Cellphone Health Dangers

There are many considerations everyone must comprehend when enjoying the benefits of this information technology era. Stop and listen to the...

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”.

Motivation

My intent in blogging is to share symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment essentials. The what if, what to do descriptions can save you from preventable disease and help with chronic disease care. Health is always on our minds and having learned from my patients I continue...

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The Senate Must Act

One out of 6 workplace deaths is due to violence! I sincerely hope they will pass the Workplace Violence Prevention for Healthcare and Social Service Workers Act. This bill, also known as H.R. 1309, attempts to make hospitals safer for those who work in them. Even...

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COVID -19 By The Numbers

COVID -19 By The Numbers

You should not rely on soundbites or headlines that incompletely or dictate reality, please use information you can gather, such as what I have mentioned below, as sources and form your own insights. A wonderful example is the constant mentioning of the fatality rate...

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COVID -19 in Healthcare Providers

COVID -19 in Healthcare Providers

More than 600 nurses worldwide are known to have died from COVID-19, which has infected an estimated 450,000 healthcare workers, the International Council of Nurses based data from 30 countries. By the time you read this, the numbers will be greater. to my knowledge...

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New Saliva Test

New Saliva Test

There likely will be a time, before the vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 arrives, when you will get a test. This pandemic is far from over in this humble physician's opinion. Have a listen to this short podcast and be current on viral testing. FDA approved the saliva at-home...

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