Author: Dr. Frank R. Laurri, MD Coronavirus has finally reached the United States and has now been found in every state. Thus far, the death rate is quite low but does seem to be affecting the elderly, particularly those with chronic medical problems, particularly chronic lung disease. This population needs to take particular care of
Author: AnneMarie Laurri Bannister, MD Chances are at some point you’ve had a night of poor sleep. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the US and about 10% of adults struggle with chronic insomnia. How do I get a better night’s sleep? First thing is first: Better sleep hygiene Stick to a schedule
Author: Giuseppina Kenyon-Savard, DO Common Types of Eating Disorders Although the term eating is in the name, eating disorders are about more than food. They’re complex mental health conditions that often require the intervention of medical and psychological experts to alter their course. In the United States alone, an estimated 20 million women and 10
Author: Frank R. Laurri, MD, FACP A question I’m often asked is: “Is this new craze over medical marijuana & CBD (medical cannabis) a modern version of snake oil or does it really work?” Actually, there is clear evidence that cannabis does really help certain symptoms, such as pain and often with less risk than
Author: Frank R. Laurri, MD, FACP Coronavirus is a common type of virus that causes respiratory infections, particularly in the winter. The infections are often seen in epidemics and in an epidemic situation may cause patients to develop Pneumonia from the virus. These patients are sometimes quite sick and often require hospitalization. Most, however, suffer
Screening tests are specific tests designed to detect disease before you develop symptoms. In other words, in its silent early stage. When it comes to colon cancer, symptoms are often a sign that the disease has become advanced, making treatment more difficult, and your outcome may be worse. Symptoms of colon cancer can be bleeding
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