Patient Education

Two good sources for health news on the Internet are WebMD and the Mayo Clinic. Current headlines from those sources are listed below. Make sure to discuss any medical questions or concerns with your physician. There is a lot of medical information on the Internet, but there is no better source of information for you than a one-on-one conversation with a health professional.

WebMD:

  • Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm - Wed, Nov 22, 2017
    Microscopic particles in the air called particulate matter (PM2.5) may affect the quality of sperm, which in turn can make it difficult to fertilize a woman's egg, the researchers said.
  • It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe? - Wed, Nov 22, 2017
    It's a simplified approach to eating that essentially views fruits and vegetables through the same prism as candies and soda. All that matters is the total caloric tally.
  • This Thanksgiving, Promise Yourself: Don't Choke - Wed, Nov 22, 2017
    Researchers say people are more apt to get food stuck in their throats at the holidays.

Mayo Clinic:

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