Tag Archives: About

Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation, a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The Samueli Institute, has several missions including integrative health with a focuses on evidence-based practices… Read More »

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria

WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals. In particular, there were signs… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about gallbladder removal

A person may require gallbladder removal surgery if the inflammation and pain from gallstones and related issues do not subside with other treatments. It is a relatively common and safe procedure, although there are some possible risks and side effects. In this article, learn about the different types of gallbladder removal surgery, what to expect… Read More »