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:

  • Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing - Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    There was also a slight drop in doctor visits for flu-like illness: 7.5 percent of patient  visits during the week ending Feb. 10, down from 7.7 percent of patient visits the week before.
  • Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills - Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    Although furry companions won't replace medications or therapy for mental health concerns, they can provide significant benefits, according to British researchers.
  • Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant - Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    Doctors said the case shows "modest but functional lactation can be induced in transgender women," The Guardian newspaper in the U.K. reported.

Mayo Clinic:

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