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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...

Will Trump's Presidency Affect People Who Sign Up for Obamacare in 2016?

Quora | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Quora

Will people who sign up for ACA in the final months of 2016 still have coverage if Donald Trump repeals in the early days of his presidency? originall...

What Realistic Changes Can Donald Trump Make to ACA?

Quora | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics
Quora

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 ...

Male Circumcision and Self-Determination

Ronald A. Lindsay | Posted 12.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ronald A. Lindsay

Every so often the practice of neonatal male circumcision becomes a news item, typically when some medical association issues a statement on the pract...

More Than 1 In 4 Medical Students Are Depressed, Analysis Finds

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.12.2016 | Healthy Living

F.I., 31, is in her final year at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She’s studying to be an emergency department doctor, a...

Researchers identify a way to stop cancer from spreading

ResearchGate | Posted 12.12.2016 | Science
ResearchGate

Salvador Aznar Benitah and first author Gloria Pascual. Courtesy of IRB Barcelona.Metastasis, the spreading of cancer cells to other parts of the body...

Turf Toe

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Turf toe is a hyperextension dorsiflexion injury of the big toe's first MTP joint (Figure 1). This injury tears the insertion of the plantar plate fro...

The Case For Incorporating Spiritual Care In Medicine

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.08.2016 | Religion

Dr. Christina Puchalski is familiar with death. The palliative care doctor and founder of the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health ...

How Can Wearable Technology Improve Cancer Treatment?

Quora | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

How can wearable technology improve cancer treatment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

Virtual Reality: An Emerging Game Changer In Healthcare

Advertising Week | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Eric Williams, MFA As Obamacare returns to center stage, stakeholders in the healthcare debate will look for ways to squeeze costs while improvi...

Lethal Injection In The 21st Century: When Enough Becomes Enough

Dennis Curry | Posted 11.30.2016 | Crime
Dennis Curry

It's now time for American society and indeed medical culture to get it and resist continuing the regrettable practice of lethal injection.

Bow Legs in Children

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Why are my child's legs bowed? Is this normal? Bowing of the legs can be part of the normal physiological development of the child. The deformity ha...

How machine learning is supporting healthcare

Adi Gaskell | Posted 11.30.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

The last few years have seen a number of fascinating case studies that have used machine learning to produce medical diagnoses. There are a couple of...

The Future Of Robotic Surgery

Adi Gaskell | Posted 11.28.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Bringing robotics into the surgical process has been a considerable motivation for researchers in recent years. For instance, at the back end of last...

Clavicle Fractures in Children

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A fractured clavicle in children usually heals with a small bump and will remodel in time. The clavicle is the first bone to ossify. The shaft of the ...

Nerve Injury, Types and Recovery

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The anatomy and structure of any nerve is complex. A nerve is a bundle of axons that are grouped into fascicles. Nerves provide a pathway for impulses...

Seven Essential Things You Should Be Doing to Protect Your Skin

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

What should everyone know about skin, skin care, and dermatology? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

Trigger Finger and Thumb

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Trigger finger is a condition where the involved finger will catch as it bends. When the finger is straightened, you will hear a pop or snap. The flex...

The Impact of Machine Learning on Healthcare

Quora | Posted 11.14.2016 | Technology
Quora

What according to you are the use of machine learning and data science in the health-care? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing networ...

Morton's Neuroma

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Morton's neuroma is a benign, painful condition usually affecting middle-aged women who walk in narrow shoes (Figure 1). The pain is felt in the front...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Jumper's Knee

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The patellar tendon connects the kneecap to the tibia (Figure 1). The patella facilitates the function of the quadriceps to straighten the knee. ...

The Fascinating History of 'Hysteria'

Quora | Posted 11.08.2016 | Women
Quora

What was 'hysteria' and how was it treated? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by pe...

The Accomplishments and Failures of the Affordable Care Act and What's Next

Quora | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Quora

What should the future of the Affordable Care Act be? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

In What Ways is the US Healthcare System Inefficient?

Quora | Posted 11.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

In what ways is the US healthcare system inefficient? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...