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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Surviving Atrial Fibrillation

Surviving Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and it is on the rise in seniors. Diagnosing, surviving, and preventing complications that harm you depends on early recognition and treatment. Recall an arrhythmia is your heart beating in an irregular...

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Medical Truths Published

Medical Truths Published

Anyone in academia will tell you, publications are critical. I was in academic medicine and was part of that mentality for decades. Yes, if you didn't publish you would perish! No longer in academic medicine, I still feel the need to speak out, often doctors do so, in...

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Wound Closure Truths

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...

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Attention – Over 45!

Attention – Over 45!

After heart disease, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US. Colon Cancer is the third most common cancer in the US and the second leading cause of all cancer-related deaths. Scary numbers. While there is some good news from 1999 to 2019, cancer death...

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