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?
Basically, the body eliminates foreign material by coughing. Now, the cough may be caused by dust, mold, vapors from spray cans, dusting powders, perfumes or a host of other irritants that might be in the air. However, there is one ...