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:

  • BPA Levels in Humans Are Underestimated: Study - Fri, Dec 6, 2019
    The new method developed by researchers and outlined in their study suggests that the measurements used by the FDA and other regulatory agencies underestimate BPA exposure by as much as 44 times.
  • Beware of Workplace Germs - Thu, Dec 5, 2019
    Germs live and thrive in the workplace. Find out about germ hot spots, when contamination is at its worst, and how to protect yourself.
  • How Well Are You Aging? A Blood Test Might Tell - Thu, Dec 5, 2019
    The scientists analyzed plasma -- the cell-free, fluid part of blood -- from more than 4,200 people between the ages of 18 and 95, and found a link between 373 proteins and aging.

Mayo Clinic: