Tag Archives: Doctors

NFL’s Trent Williams Reveals Cancer Was Misdiagnosed by Team Doctors

A couple of days after ending his five-month holdout with the Washington Redskins, star left tackle Trent Williams revealed his diagnosis with a rare form of cancer. (A holdout is when a player doesn’t attend mandatory offseason workouts.) He also blamed team doctors for failing for six years to take a growth on his head… Read More »

Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds  

Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds Physician fatigue and schedule may effect their decision-making  Opioid over-prescribing is blamed in part for the current US opioid epidemic  University of Minnesota researchers found that 4% of patients with early appointments get opioid prescriptions  By the end of the… Read More »

Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Forty percent of U.S. parents say they would likely find a new doctor if their child’s primary care provider sees families who refuse childhood vaccines, a nationwide poll finds. And three in 10 say their child’s primary care provider should not treat youngsters whose parents refuse all vaccines. Those are… Read More »

Doctors Are Sharing the Essential Health Tips They Wish Everybody Knew

Chattrawutt Hanjukkam / EyeEmGetty Images In a Reddit thread which has gone viral with more than 40,000 comments, medical professionals have been sharing the things that they wish everybody knew about their own body, and the healthcare tips that everybody should incorporate into their lifestyle. “Many simpler diseases in the body can be compared to… Read More »