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‘Dreamer’ Doctors Fear Deportation Under Trump Migrant Crackdown

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.22.2017 | World

At a medical school in Chicago that has more undocumented students than any other program in the U.S., recipients of Obama’s Deferred Action for Chi...

10 More Members of President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Resigned

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics
Andrew Lam

The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders yesterday submitted their resignations to President Trump. The main reaso...

The Golden Ten Seconds of Patient Care, Improving Patient and Physician Interaction

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Written by Nabil Ebraheim, MD and Molly Ebraheim What are the golden ten seconds of patient care? The first few seconds of the interaction between ...

Spine Concepts, Low Back Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Acute low back pain or low back pain with sciatica radiating to the lower leg and to the foot (Figure 1). They are initially treated conservatively fo...

To: Mr. Trump From: One First Generation American To Another

Belinda Zylberman | Posted 02.01.2017 | HuffPost Home
Belinda Zylberman

In his public life, my father was a pediatrician and well liked by his patients. In his private life, he was introverted and isolated. Growing up, I observed these polarities and desperately wanted to please him, crack that shell, and reach his joy.

The Price of Brilliance: My Uncle's Life

Quora | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living

What is the most annoying thing about smart people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn f...

The Real Reason You May Be in Your Doctor's Waiting Room For Hours

Quora | Posted 01.31.2017 | Healthy Living

What rights do I have as a patient when the doctor I'm supposed to see with did not honor his appointment and made me wait for almost 2 hours? origina...

Fracture Healing

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Fracture healing is a process in which the body heals and repairs the broken bone. Requirements for bone healing A requirement for bone healing is v...

Rotator Cuff Tear and Injury

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Rotator cuff tears are a common source of shoulder pain. A tear of the rotator cuff may involve a single tendon or multiple cuff tendons (Figure 1). ...

What Do People Misunderstand About the Healthcare Industry?

Quora | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living

What should everyone know about the health insurance industry that most people don't? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network whe...

This Awesome Doctor Is A Real Life Doc McStuffins

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.27.2017 | Parents

A Wisconsin doctor is going above and beyond to help his young patients feel safe and comfortable at the hospital. Dr. Travis Groth is a pediatric uro...

When Pediatricians Are Parents—How Being A Patient Changes Doctors

Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP | Posted 02.07.2017 | Parents
Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP

I became a better doctor today.No, I did not buy a crisp new white coat, giving me the appearance of authority and stature. I did not attend the lates...

Hypothermia Diagnosis and Treatment Could Save Lives

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Hypothermia is a life threatening condition that may result in death. It is a drop in the core body temperature of less than 95°F (35° Celsius). Thi...


Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Sciatica is a condition in which the sciatic nerve or any of its roots or branches is compressed, resulting in pain in the lower back and buttock. The...

Is it Harmful to Not Finish Antibiotics?

Quora | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living

Is it harmful to not finish antibiotics? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by peopl...

Want to Burn Maximum Calories? Here are Ten Clever Ways to Do It

Quora | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living

How Can I burn 5000 calories a day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people wit...

Hip Pointer

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.05.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Hip pointer injury is a painful injury to the pelvic bone of the hip (Figure 1). A hip pointer results from either a contusion to the iliac crest (Fig...

Moving Beyond the Hospital Walls: Health Activism in 2017

Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH

Fighting for social and health justice is not what I went to medical school for, but it has now become the driving force behind my work. As the nation...


Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

With the cold months here people need to be made aware of injuries that may occur during these months. Exposure to a temperature below freezing usuall...

Knee Plica

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A painful knee plica is rare and it is a diagnosis of exclusion. The majority of knee plica is medial (Figure 1). What is a knee plica? It is an ...

Trump's Doctor Harold Bornstein Has A Blasé Attitude Toward Presidential Health

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living

President-elect Donald Trump’s longtime personal physician Harold Bornstein, a Manhattan-based gastroenterologist who rose to national notoriety dur...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The patient will come to the doctor with a complaint of the ankle frequently "giving way" and the feeling of the ankle being unstable with pain (Figur...

My Cat Taught me about Doctors and Protocols

David B. Black | Posted 12.19.2016 | Technology
David B. Black

If you had asked me what cats can teach me about healthcare a year ago, I would have answered, probably nothing. Well, live and learn. My daughter's c...

Gamekeeper's Thumb

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The most common way to injure the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb is to fall on the hand with the thumb stretched out. The skier's thumb, is al...

What Realistic Changes Can Donald Trump Make to ACA?

Quora | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics

What are the most realistic changes that Donald Trump will be able to make to ACA? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...