Modern Medicine

Today, I not only represent a result of the lifesaving capabilities of modern medicine, but also the hard work of my care
I'm pretty sure I have tennis elbow. That's a form of tendonitis. Of course, I haven't been to a doctor yet. And I haven't played tennis since 1970. Still, that's my self-diagnosis, and I'm sticking to it.
I'm only 29 but I'm starting to feel my age with teenagers running around looking like it's the 80's again.
There are many modalities to healing. Combining experience and knowledge, gut instinct, lifestyle and, most importantly, the individuality of each patient will help counter medical reversals and better our health.
My profession needs to change focus to health and prevention, to system and process. Medicine has a lack of appreciation of the second law and its emphasis on the effect of energy flow on matter. its conceptual framework is shallow. It is dysfunctional. It is illiterate.
A new question is arising with greater frequency in the discussion of how to restrain excessive growth of medical costs. Perhaps, an answer lies in more, better and independent help for patients in making the tough decisions modern medicine presents to them.
When 75 percent of our medical costs are for chronic diseases that are largely due to poor lifestyle habits, where are the studies on prevention? On behavior? On effective patient-doctor or public health strategies?
By spring, strains of the speedy influenza virus will evolve again as virologists race against next season's deadline to create a new vaccine. For all the wonders of modern medicine, nature always seems to be one step ahead of human ingenuity.
With all these changes in modern medicine, technology and our bodies' ability to adapt and change along with it, are we in essence creating a new breed of humans?
The average person takes better care of his car than his body. One creak, one squeak and we haul our cars off to the shop.
But, as this is "Family Guy," there were plenty of unrelated laughs along the way, like the Pete-arang. Particularly memorable
-------- Frank Lipman MD is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of Integrative and Functional Medicine. A
A century after Henry Ford began building cars on an assembly line, Cleveland Clinic has brought that technique to medicine
There is an implied faith here that if a new drug manufacturer has paid for the research for FDA approval, then it is scientifically proven to be effective. As it turns out, this belief is by no means fully justified.
Service is simply more rewarding than just making a buck. The old adage is true, we get more than we give.