Robotic systems in orthopedic surgery
May 12, 2021
Total knee replacement surgery has come a long way since its inception. Previously, this was a highly-involved procedure that left patients with sizeable scars and an extended recovery. New technologies, such as the CORI total knee system, are...
COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Pediatric Population
May 11, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced approval for emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in younger teens, aged 12-15.
Tips for Returning to School Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 30, 2021
After more than a year of doing “Zoom School,” many children are returning to the classroom for the first time. Parents and kids alike are justified in wondering, “Is this safe?” Unfortunately, it’s not a clear-cut answer. Risk really depends on an...
Heart Health, Atrial Fibrillation, and COVID-19
Mar 17, 2021
When you hear “cardiovascular disease,” what comes to mind first? Many people immediately think of heart attack—which is certainly a very important condition to consider. Yet, there are a number of maladies that fall under the cardiovascular disease...
The Negative Effects of Stress & How to Manage Stress in a Healthy Way
Dec 28, 2020
Stress gets a bad reputation, even though it is a natural and necessary phenomenon. Without it, humans would not have survived. It’s only when stress becomes too overwhelming that it turns problematic. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are...
Myths about the Flu Vaccine
Oct 28, 2020
It’s getting to the time of year when you’ll hear people say they got the “flu bug.” But, there’s a big difference between something like the stomach flu and influenza—which is a specific acute respiratory illness caused by the influenza A or B...