Category: Other Health and Wellness Topics

MRSA Infections: Best Advice for Treating and Preventing Them

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The article is a summary on treating MRSA and other Staph aureus skin infections and colonization. If you have had Staph aureus infections, this article is a great way to prevent further problems with this bacteria. […]

Polypharmacy: Navigating Risk and Benefit in a pill-taking society

Key points: Medications are metabolized in the body to produce an intended effect along with secondary effects. With an increase of medications taken, there is an increased risk of drug to drug […]

Pattern Thinking and Bias in Medical Diagnosis

Medical decision-making and bias Key Points: Bias infiltrates every step of a clinician’s approach to diagnosis and treatment. A sensitivity to this bias can lead to a greater ability to consider other […]

Fractals, the Golden Ratio and Your Health (part I)

Key points: An eye on nature tells us a lot about how things grow and adapt through various pressures. Models such as the golden ratio and fractals illustrate the splendor of growth […]

Wellness and Infection Prevention: 10 Tips to Steer Clear of Infections

We all look for ways in which we can stay healthy and avoid illness. Not only can illnesses be inconveniencing and annoying, but also they can be serious and life-threatening. Below are […]

Antibiotics: Knowing These 6 Truths Will Help

Key points: Antibiotics serve as a potent therapy that enables clinicians to protect patients from infections (surgical prophylaxis, use in cancer chemotherapy) and contribute to life-saving measures for ill patients with an […]

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