An article by Dr. Richard Martin, head of the pulmonary division at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, Colo., revealed that different diseases and body systems peak at various times throughout the day.
I am sure that the pharmacist J.C. Pemberton of Atlanta did not envision the dangers and addictive properties of cocaine when he first introduced it to the American public in a drink made from coca leaves.
I hope that this article is not misleading. I am not writing about doctors who take care of the ears or doctors who give eye care.
When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.
Asthma is like blowing up a balloon and constricting the opening that allows the air to escape.
It is interesting how a simple concept such as Facebook, created by Mark Zuckerberg, became an international frenzy on the internet.
I am sure you have heard the expression after things have overtaken you to look at the situation with a glass half full, rather than a glass half empty attitude.
Taking up most of the space in our chests are two beautiful organs called the lungs.
When I was growing up, every home had a black frying pan.
Until 1955, there were no drugs to control high blood pressure.
Of all the pictures I have viewed by the great and near-great painters, I have never seen one painting that shows God or Jesus with a smile or even laughing.
A physician’s prayer: Dear Lord, thou Great Physician, I kneel before Thee.
Mrs. S. was a 79-year-old mother of four children, 20 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
From the time I entered medical school, I can’t recall one course that I took that ever mentioned the word “touch.”
Do you feel a little rusty lately?