Citing tighter profit margins, the chief executive of the Mayo Clinic recently told his employees that the prestigious health system will prioritize the care of privately insured patients over those on Medicare and Medicaid. That bold pronouncement by Dr. John Noseworthy – made in a speech to employees late last year – reflects the growing unease…
Originally posted 2016-10-04 01:10:36.
Originally posted 2017-01-05 02:00:25. Our clinic is one of the leading destinations for children’s health in Roswell and Alpharetta. Today’s post is about falls and injury prevention. Falling is a normal part of a young child’s development as they learn to walk, climb, jump, run and play. Fortunately, most children who fall are not injured, other…Details
School-based Influenza Clinics in Georgia and an Update on Egg Allergies and Influenza Vaccine Administration
Originally posted 2016-09-26 20:29:08.
Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection
Originally posted 2016-09-19 20:47:16.
Originally posted 2016-08-04 22:07:07. Influenza remains a common infection in the United States and the main reason is because it is a contagious viral illness, is spread by contact and droplet. There are two species of influenza, Influenza A and Influenza B however for our purposes and for the most part bot are often managed…Details
A sometimes fatal bacterial disease carried by fleas and lice appears to be spreading more often, and over a larger swath of territory in Texas than it did a decade ago, a new study suggests. The authors aren’t sure how to explain the increase in murine typhus cases, though one suggested the “rampant” population of opossums…
Originally posted 2016-07-28 03:22:10.
Many children who have been emotionally hurt and traumatized ‘act out’ their intense feelings of confusion, pain, fear, loneliness, isolation and vulnerability, which are too strong and powerful to contain, by expressing these feelings through negative behaviour such as getting into fights, extreme verbal aggression, vandalism, getting drunk or numbing themselves with drugs. This is, of…
The world’s first robot-assisted cochlear implantation Imagine rolling into an operating room to find that your surgical team included a robot. While full-fledged robotic surgeons aren’t quite ready for the spotlight, automatons have already found a foothold in the surgical theater. Some systems allow doctors to control robotic instruments—ones able to slice and dice with inhuman…
The publication of Andrew Wakefield’s notorious and now discredited research on autism and vaccines in 1998 triggered a surge of worry about vaccine safety. Since then, questions about a purported connection between autism and vaccines have been asked and definitively answered: There is no link. But there are other factors linked to the development of autism…