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Subject Index

Welcome to the Index of Subjects from A to Z for the Medical News Reports

The index will be updated every three months

Click on the numbers after the subject to link to the report(s) about the subject

**Special Reports are at the end of the index**

A

ADHD {107} and social media {87}; In children and teens {133}

 

A V Heart Block {66}

 

Abdominal aortic aneurysms {68}

 

Abdominal approach to low back surgery {91}

 

Abortion {125}{126}

 

Abortion Issues (protection for healthcare professionals) {89}{90}{128}
 
Abuse—children abuse and adult effects {136}

 

Abuse from Drugs in children and teens {133}

 

Abuse-sex slavery and other types {117}

 

Acne rosacea,types, treatment {71}
 
Actinic keratoses of the skin {103}

 

Aortic valve replacement surgery, TAVI (Trans-aortic valve implantation) {65}

 

Abuse - cyber/sexual/physical {39} {64} bullying {61} human/domestic {62} {88} child abuse {63} {64}  Types {63} Nursing home, seniors {65} opioid stimulant {76}
 
Acetominophen (Tylenol) for arthritis {80}

 

Achilles tendon injuries {89}

 

Acupuncture for pain {78}

 

Acupressure {78}

 

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) {58}

 

Addiction, opioid, narcotic {47}

Treatment and recovery  {58}

 

Addison's disease {57}{124}

 

Adrenal gland disorders, cancer, tumors {57}

 

Adrenaline injectors for acute allergy attacks {80}

 

Aerobics for chronic pain {79}

 

Aging {94}

 

Aging and Superagers {140}

 

Aging Skin(resurfacing techniques, Retin-A, chemical and laser peels {124}

 

AIDS {46}

 

Alan Jackson--Charcot Toothe Syndrome {136}

 

Alcohol {25, 33}
     Heavy drinkers {39}

Alcohol abuse {72}

Alcoholic hepatitis {85}

Alcoholism {57} {85}

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome {85}

Aldosterone {61}

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) {33}

Allergy {14, 16} skin, treatment, antihistamines, Nasacort {25} {76} food allergies (dairy,nuts, shellfish) {67}

     Diagnosis, treatment {51} Penicillin {68} seasonal, inhalent allergy treatment {76} nasal {92} causes of asthma, treatments, allergy shots {96}

{110} Allopathic physicians (MDs) {86}

Alopecia Aerata {124}{125}

Alopecia, types {94}

Alternative therapies versus complementary therepy {75}

Alzheimer's disease and dementia {93} {107}{125}

Amalgam (mercury) dental fillings {112}

Ambien {98}

American Cancer Society Guildelines - mammography {50} colorectal cancer, prostate cancer {78}

Amphetamine Abuse {135}

Amyloid in multiple myeloma {64}

Anaphylaxis {67}

Ancestry Genetic Testing {111}

Androgen (testosterone) deprivation and prostate cancer {73}

Anemia, iron deficiency, aplastic, sickle cell, hemolytic, Fanconi's {68}; B12{106}; Pernicious {128}

Aneurysms including aortic and intracranial {24, 28} (also see vascular); brain, berry {98}

Angiotensin-renin system {61}

Animal/human bond {79}

Ankle injuries {89}

Ankylosing Spondylitis {126}

Antibody tests for COVID-19 {100}

Antibodies and Covid {107}

Antibiotics for dental procedures in joint replacement patients {66}

Antibiotics for pnemonia {95}

Antibiotics, shorter courses {118}

Antibody COVID testing {119}

Anticoagulants {46} {82}

Antidepressant Medications {50}

 

Antihypertensives that treat heart failure {61}{135}

 

Antiradiation Drugs {130}

 

Antisocial Personality Disorders {55}

 

Anxiety Disorders {50}

Alzheimer's Disease (also see Dementia) {12, 45}

Antibiotics {6, 9, 16} and Probiotics {83}
     Unnecessary Prescribing {35}

     Antiobiotics and resistant bacteria {112}

Anticoagulants (see also blood thinners) {34, 47}{79}

Antidepressants (see also depression){36} difficult issues {83} {102}

Antihistamines {51}

Anti-inflammatory medications (JSAIDs) uses, side effects {59}; ibuprofens {116}

Antioxidants (also see supplements) {10, 11}

Anxiety disorder, social {72}

 

Aortic aneurysms {68}{108}

 

Aortic valves disease {63}

 

Aplastic anemia {68}

 

Apnea, obstructive sleep {6, 19, 20, 23, 27 , 69}{133} (special report on OSA)
     Pacemaker for OSA to treat {25}{96}; sleep machine recall {116}

Appendicitis—antibiotics vs surgery {112}

Appointments, doctor's, prolonged waiting time {70} shrinking time {86}

Aromatherapy {81}

Arrhythmias-atrial fibruillation, other atrial arrhythmias {59}

Arterial disease of the lower extremeties {69}

Artery, carotid, obstruction {51}

Arthritis, gout {5}{115}, osteoarthritis {10, 11}, rheumatoid arthritis {10, 11}, Psoriatic {11, 40}{126}      Sjogrens Syndrome {7}, Surgical correction {12}, Meds {28}, Osteo Comparison of Treatments {38,} chondroitin sulfate/glucosamine supplement {62}

Arthroplasty of the hip {77}

Aspartame-sugar substitute-Nutrasweet, Equal {63}

Asperger's Syndrome {52}

Aspiration in pneumonitis from gastric reflux {81}

Aspirin {22, 47}    Uses, side effect, prevention of cardiovascular disease {59}{92}{131} side effect in comparison to NSAIDS, anticoagulants {80}

Assault, Sexual {86}

Asthma {8, 12, 13, 77} {96}{102}; inhalers {115}

Atherosclerosis of abdominal and pelvic vessels, obstruction, thrombosis {68}

Athlete's foot {75}

Atkin's Diet {97}

Atopic dermatitis {67} eczema {68}

Atrial Fibrillation {59} asymptomatic, risks {72} and strokes {79} causes of clots and emboli {96}

Attire for Doctors {83}

Autism {52} {88}

Autistic spectrum disorder and sleep problems {53}

Autonomic nervous system {61} Defects and hypotension {87}

Autoimmune diseases{127}{128}; alopecia areata{125}

Autoimmune diseases-Addison's, Myasthenia Gravis, and Sjogren's disease (124); Vasculitis {140}

B

BMI and cardiovascular disease {79}

BRCA gene mutation and cancer risks {72}; ovarian and breast cancer {95}

Back pain, surgery {27}{91}, spine issues, sciatica, anatomy of spine, back muscles {17, 19, 22, 23, 26, 27}; new approaches, disc herniation {91}

Bacteria, gut {25} {60}

Bacteria and resistance to antibiotics, MERSA and others {112}

Bad doctors and lawyers {83}

Balance disorders {53}

Baldness, types and treatment {94}

Balloon Sinuplasty {54}

Bariatric surgery for obesity vs drug therapy {131}

Barrett's esophagus from gastric reflux {81}{130}

Basil cell skin cancer {108}

Behavioral therapy and smoking cessation {73} for chronic pain {81}

Bempedoic Acid instead of statins {138}

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) {62}

Benzodiazepines, increases opioid use {76}

Bernie Sanders Health Care Plan {52}

Berry Aneurysms {127}

Big Pharma and Television advertising; off-label drugs {62} {83}; price gouging {86}{95}

Bisexual STDs {46}

Binge Eating {46}

Biosimilar drugs {83}

Bipolar Disorder (also see manic depression) {12, 13}{110}{136}

Birth Control Medication {40}

Blackouts - Syncope {86} {87}

Bladder cancer and Terry Bradshaw{136}

Bladder diseases, interstitial cystitis {72}

Bladder Incontinence {124}

Bladder Infection, Incontinence, Cancer {16, 17, 19, 20}{58}{65}

Bladder Issues includes cancer, infection, incontinence, stones {16, 17, 19}

Bladder Stones {60}

Bleeding, upper gastrointestinal, anticoagulant {47}

Blood and blood products {130}

Blood cancers treated by stem cell therapy {63} Multiple myeloma {64}

Blood clot removal after stroke {76}; in cancer patients prior to diagnosis {93}

Blood count, complete (CBC) {67}

Blood diseases {67}

Blood Pressure, medications falls {42}; Medication new class 2023{135}; Measurements and new guidelines {51}{75}; new normals 2023 {135}

Blood Thinners (see also anticoagulants){34}{82} and reversal agents {98}

Body Cleansing {97}

 

Body dysmorphia {61}{133}

 

Body Lice, Bed Bugs {49}

 

Bone density testing - DEXA scan {70}

 

Bone marrow {67} transplants- stem cell therapy {63} Side effects {63} For multiple myeloma {64}

 

Boosters for COVID 19 {116}{118}{119}

 

Borderline Personality Disorders {55}

 

Botox {103}

 

Botox Injections {60}

 

Bowel Disease {54}

 

BPA-bisphenol (toxin in plastics){39}
 
Bradshaw, Terry—bladder cancer and skin cancer {136}

 

Brain
     Stroke (see stroke)
     Aneurysm (see aneurysm){98}
     Cancer (see cancer), tumors, polio virus treatment {39}
     Degenerative diseases (see specific disease)
Tumors (malignant, Benign) {68}; glioblastoma and electrical field therapies {87}

Brain Fog Causes {118}

Bran Health Supplements {97}

BRCA gene mutation {17, 42}

BRCA gene mutation in breast and ovarian cancer {27} treatment options {56}

 

BRCA testing {94}{131}

 

Breast Cancer {17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28}{75}{78}{94}
     BRCA Gene Mutation {17}
     Density Issues (thickness) {13}{94}
     Ductal carcinoma {26}

Estrogen and Menopause{110}

     Genetic Treatments {78}
     Implants, complications, cancer lymphoma {78}
     Recurrences and complications of treatment {140}
     Risks from hormones {94}
     Screening Guidelines {11, Special Report 2015} {68}{90}; for 2022{130}
     Stages of Breast Cancer {24}
     Treatment Options {56}{139}
     Types: Estrogen positive, HERS positive, Triple negative {78}

Updates 2021 {116}

     Breast cancer Series-part 1-2023—diagnosis, types, staging {138}
Breast MRI's for high risk breast cancer patients {68}
Breast Reconstruction
     After prophylactic mastectomies {27}
     After cancer surgery {27}

Breast Surgery, cosmetic, reconstruction, reduction {65}

Broken Heart Syndrome {84}

Bronchitis {77}

Bronchodilators for asthma {96}

Bruce Willis and frontotemporal dementia{136}

Buprenorphine (suboxone) treatment for opioid addiction {58}{70}

Bulimia {46}

Bullying {13} {61}

Burnout {65} physician {67}

BUN - test for kidney function {56}

C

CA-125-ovarian cancer {57}
 
CBD-medical marijuana-medical uses {106}
 
CDC- Commuicable Diseases Center-Viruses Zika {50}

CDC guidelines for COVID-19{115}; CDC chief-new-2023 {138}

COPD-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease {77}{102}
 
CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines, options {69}; trouble shooting{96}; different masks {96}; recall 2021 {116}; masks for sleep apnea and COVID {124}; Recalls February 2023 update {133}; CPAP machine recalls again{136}
 
CPR-new guidelines for technique {51}
 
Calcium sores for coronary arteries, CTscans {78}
 
Canadian drugs for Americans {83}{97}
 
Cancer-Cervical {82}
 
Cancer cured by unproven and quack methods- no evidence {93}
 
Cancer deaths 2020 {97}
 
Cancer-general subjects, cancer advances, screening {6}, cancer treatment and Survivorship Handbook - special reports, skin {5}, Breast Guidelines 2015 {Special Report} kidney cancer {66}
       Blood for {35}
Link to obesity {47}
       Liver {50}
       Women (female cancers) {12}
       Vaccine {39}
Survivorship-side effects of cancer treatment-fatigue {54}
       Testicular {88}
       Cancer 2016 update, deaths, screenings, survivors {59}
Breast implants {91}
 
Cancer immunotherapy {78}
 
Cancer pain {84}{97}
 
Cancer progress 1971-2022 {124}
 
Cancer risk for kids from invitro fertilization {108}
 
Cancer screening, breast, when to stop testing {94}{96}
 
Cancer screening guidelines, new recommendations {137}
 
Cancer screening rates - progress report 2018 {83}
 
Cancer-skin,surgery, Moh's surgery {108}
 
Cancer Statistics {97}
 
Cancer, stomach (gastric){137}
 
Cancer survivorship issues - recurrence and second cancers {73}{84}
 
Cancer treatment side effects {89}{92}
 
Candida Albicans (yeast) vaginal infections, STDs {49}
 
Cannabidiol (derivative from marijuana) for seizures, pain {80}
 
Cannabinoid (marijuana) therapy {63}{76}
 
Cannabis and chronic pain {81} CBD oil {87}; cannabis and opioids value? {93}; and cancer {106}
 
Care-End of Life {52}
 
Cardiac (see also heart failure, heart attack, myocardial, infection, carditis, arrhythmias),
     Special Reports {9, 21, 23, 28, 29}
     Arrest {21}; Arrest in Athletes {140}
     Cardiac events {23}
     Defibrillator for cardiac arrest {11}

Cardivascular disease nutrition, diet, waist size, metabolic syndrome {78}; prevention with statins {114}

Cardiomyopathy {115}

Cardioversion for atrial fibrillation {59}

Caregiver abuse of elders {65}

CaringBridge.com (a survivors website) {7}

Carotid artery obstruction, treatment, surgery, stent {51}

Carotid disease {28, 31}

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome {10, 11}

Cartels-Big Pharma is the worst {89}

Cataracts {8, 44}

Catatonia {92}

Celebrities with disease-part 1- George Clooney, Justin Beiber, Senator Feinstein, Lady Gaga {137}{138}

Celiac Disease (Gluten sensitivity) {14, 20}{67}{140}

Celine Dion and stiff body syndrome {136}

Central Sensitivity Syndrome, chronic fatigue {84}

Cephalosporins (Keflex) cross=allergy reactions with penicillin {68}

Cereve Sleep System {56}

Cervical, spine, surgery {21}

Cervix, Cervical cancer caused by HPV virus {60} {84} Screening guidelines {63}

Chantix for Smoking Cessation {50}

Charcoal Detoxication {97}

Charcot-Toothe syndrome {136}

Chemobrain {53}

Chemotherapy {11}

     For advanced colorectal cancer {58}

     For breast cancer {78}

     Drug interactions {98}

Chest feeding in trans {139}

Chicken pox and shingles {74}

Child abuse {63} Sexual {64} genital mutilation {66} allergies {67}; Child Abuse Series 2023—effects as adults {136}

Child adversity consequences {127}

Child molestation {71}

Childhood Obesity {44}{81}

Childhood leukemia {70}

Children and hypertension screening {114}

China and Coronavirus {98}{119}

Chinese medicine-acupuncture, acupresure {78}

Chiropractors-pain management {76}

Chlamydia Infections {49}

Chocolate {8}

Cholectystitis {53}
 
Cholecystectomy {53}
 
Cholesterol - Lipids {4, 5, 24}
     In Diet {39}
Management {90}, alternative for treatment {55}

Chondroitin/glucosamine (treatment of arthritis){39}{62} sulfate value {66}

Chronic pain management {76}{79} and behavioral therapy {81}

Cigarettes (see also tobacco) {25}

     E type update {53}

     Menthol, FDA Banning {118}

Ciprofloxin antibiotic complications {88}

Circadian Rhytms {117}

Cirrhosis of the liver {138}

Climate Change {128}

Clitoral cosmetic surgery {66}

Clinical trials for brain tumor patients {68} for FDA approval {81} {98}

Clinton Healthcare plan {58}

Clot removal after stroke {76}

Clostridia dificile gut infections {60}

Clotting from J&J COVID vaccine {119}

Cochlear implants, diversity issues {112}

Coffee and health benefits {81}{110}

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Anxiety, Depression {50}

Cognitive Decline and Politicians {140}

Cognitive impairment from cancer treatment {53}

Colds vs Sinusitis {25}

Cologuard-screening test for colon cancer {57}

Colon cancer screening value {89}

Colon Cleansing {97}

Colon Diverticulitis {116}

Colon functions {56}

Colon Polyps {117}
 
Colonoscopy
      Bowel Preps {36}; Screening for cancer and screening methods {135}

Colorectal cancer screening {57}{58}{78}; increases in younger people {71}; new guidelines 2021 {117}

Combinations of drugs can be dangerous (gabapentins and opioids) {71}

Communicable diseases from immigrants {93}

Companion pets and health benefits{79}

Complementary (also alternative medicine) {27}

Complete Blood Count (CBC) {67}

Complications (postoperative){39}

Complications from Breast Cancer Treatment {140}

Compulsive disorder {54}

Concierge Medicine {56}

Concussion (see also head trauma) {12}

Conduction abnormalities of the heart {66}

Consequences-unintended from the pandemic {118}

Constipation {12}

Contact lens {88} contacts that change with light {77}
 
Contraception—emergency in vending machines {139}
 
Contraceptives {40}
 
Convalescent Plasma {100}
 
Coronavirus (COVID-19) {100}; treatments {106}; unintended consequences {106}; vaccine update{106}
 
Coronary artery calcium scoress-calcification and cardiovascular disease {78}
 
Cortisone {57}, spray for nasal allergies {92}; inhalers for asthma {96}

Cosmetic dermal fillers and side effects from COVID vaccine {136}

Cosmetic facial fillers {103}
 
Cosmetic surgery
     In men {30}
Breast {65}
     genital surgery-labiolplasty, vaginoplasty {66}

Cost, healthcare {43} {55}

Cough and gastric reflux {92}

Cough, persistent {103}

Covid-19 {102}; treatments {106}; unintended consequences {106}; Vaccine {108}{109}{119}; genetic variants {109}; testing {109}; wearing masks {109}, herd immunity {109}Updates for March 2020, vaccines, schools {110}; COVID-19 update--infections, vaccines, immunity, nursing home, case load and mortality, schools, variants {111} COVID-19—variants, vaccines, and travel requirements {112}{114}; updates 2021{115}; side effect, safety of vaccines, not following the science, boosters, length of immunity, children {117}updates 2021 {119};new tests and long term syndrome and subvariants of Omicron {124};updates June 2022 {125}; updates July 2022 {126}; Pandemic mismanagement, vaccines, treatments {127}; COVID-rebound, vaccines, BA.4/5 fall vaccine {128}; Updates 2022 {130}; Omicron bivalent booster fall 2022 {131}; February 2023 Update {133; Covid Side Effects {134}; Origin and US Responsibility 2023 {135}; COVID 19—long syndrome, vaccine effects {136}; Racial differences in COVID-19 {112}; COVID long syndrome-2023, part 2, annual vaccine news; new COVID variant (XBB.1.16) {137}; Boosters 2023 are for who? {140}

Cowden's syndrome and cancer risk {72}

Creatnine test for kidney function {56}

Crisis (Drug) {135}

Cushing's Disease {57}

Cyberdating (abuse){39}

Cyberterrorism in health systems {70}

Cystitis, interstitial {72}

Cystoscopy {58}

D

Vitamin D, deficiency, sunlight, chronic diseases affected by {82}
 
DT's alcohol withdrawal {57}
 
Dairy related allergy (intolerance-lactose) {67} cardiovascular disease {83}
 
Daytime drowsiness therapy for sleep apnea, and narcolepsy {92}{115}
 
Death from vaping {94}
 
Death rates
     Cancer {25} {59}
     In the US 2014 {55}; Top causes 2018 {86}
With dignity {83}

Debt (medical bankruptcy){39}

Decaf vs caffeinated beverages {64}

Defibrillator - cardiac- infections {73}

Dehydration {7, 8}{67}

Delta Variant {115}{116}{118}{119}

Dementia {5} Alzheimer's Disease {12, 45}{93} Types {107}; Factors {140}

Dense breasts, screening options, risk for cancer {56}

Dental (see also oral) {10, 11} surgery in joint replacement patients (antibiotics) {66}

Dental appliances for sleep apnea {69}
 
Dental decay from gastric reflux {81}
 
Dental fillings and amalgam—controversy over removing {112}
 
Dental prostheses for sleep apnea {96}
 
Depression {7, 8}{83}{102}
     Teens {98}
    Treatment (antidepressants) {36} caused by medication {79}
    Hallucinogens as Therapy {135}
    Influence on smoking cessation {73}]
     In pregnancy and postpartum-screening for Dysautonomia {87}
     Psychotic Depression {92}
     Depression and nasal spreay treatment-ketamine {92}
Depression and dementia-mood disorders {139}

Dermatitis {67}{68}; Eczematoid {127}

Dermatomyositis{128}

Detox Diets {97}

Detransitioning Gender {135}

DEXA scan for osteoporosis {55} for bone density {70}

Diabetes including diagnosis, type 2{106}, complications, skin manifestations, foot {15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29} Ketoacidosis {26}; obesity and weight loss drugs {134}

Diabetes neuropathy {94}
 
Diabetes Treatments and prediabetes {117}
 
Diabetes Type I - Juvenile {140}
 
Diabetic Drugs and weight loss {114}
 
Diabetic Guidelines - stastins, blood sugar, HBGA-1C, lipids {49}
  • Dialysis, kidney {62}
     
    Diarrhea, treatment guidelines {56}; viral {96}
     
    Dietary Supplements {97}
     
    Dieting Myths {50}
     
    Diet and cardiovascular disease {78}
     
    Diets
         Alkaline {97}    
         Atkin's {97}
         DASH {97}
         Dubrow {97}
         Fasting {97}
         Golo {97}    
         Healthy Heart {34}
         JLO {97}    
         Keto {97}
         Low Carb {97}
         Low Sugar {97}; Low sugar versus low fat {77}
         Mediterranean {25}{97}
         Noom {97}    
         Pills {7}    
         Paleo {97}
         Plants Based {97}
         SEBO {97}
         SIRT {97}
         Vegan {97}
         Best 2017 (US News and World Report) - Dash Diet, Mediterranean diet {73}

    Dion, Celine and stiff body syndrome {136}

    Diplomats, U.S. and neurological symptoms in Cuba {81}

    Disability, insurance {22, 31}

    Disc lumbar surgery-new innovations {91}

    Discharge Instructions (hospital){39}

    Discount drug websites {83}

    Diseases of the colon {56}

    Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis {56}{116}

    Dizziness {53}

    DOs-osteopathic physicians-difference from MDs {86}

    Doctors (see physicians) {2, 30} profile {67}

         Differences between MDs and DOs {86}

         In training {36}

         When to switch {35}

           Visits-time is shrinking {86}

         Operating outside the U.S. on Americans? {93}

         Doctor and Nurse Shortages 2022 {131}
     
    Domestic Violence {62}
     
    Donald Trump healthcare plan {51}
     
    Donations, blood {130}
     
    Driving autos and aging {94}
     
    Drops-eye-recalls causing infections {135}
     
    Drug addiction {58}
     
    Drug Crisis {107}{135}
     
    Drug Importation from Canada {97}
     
    Drugs
         Illegal {25, 30}
         Cost {43}{69}{77}{83}{97}{119}
         Pricing {57} Generic {89}
                Interactions{64}
            Psychological-gene testing {67}

    Dry eye syndrome {77}

    Dry mouth syndrome, xerostomia, causes, consequences, treatments, products {72}; Dry mouth syndrome from radiation therapy {137}

    Dry needling {78}

    Duodenum-small bowel disease {54}

    Dupuytren’s contracture of the hand {111}

    DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, leg {45}

    Dyskinesia-tardive, drug induced {110}

    Dysmorphia - body {61}{133}

    E

    EPI pen injectors {65}

    Ear wax impaction, treatment {72}

    Eastern Medicine {86}

    Eating Disorders, Bulimia, Binge {46}

    Ebola infection {31, 32, 34, 35}

    Eczema-allergic dermatitis {67}{127} exzematoid dermatitis {68}

    E-cigarettes {25, 28, 50} {53} abuse by youth{64} success in smoking cessation {73} Mod-Pol-Juuling {81}FDA ban {83} addicting kids {85} pulmonary injury, deaths, explosions {94}; FDA Approved {118}

    Education (medical){40}

    Efudex for precancers of the skin {103}

    Elbow injury-tennis elbow {74}

    Eldercare crisis {136}

    Elderly abuse {65}

    Elderly healthcare - is it ever time to stop preventative medication and when to consider refusing treatment because of age {70}

    Elderly people and medications {107}

    Electrical Field treatments for brain tumors {87}

    Electrical nerve stimulation for pain {77}{78}

    Electronic medical records {81}

    Eliquis {47}

    Embolism from leg veins {79}

    Emergency contraception in vending machines {139}

    Emphysema {77}{102}

    Encephalitis-from shingles {138}

    End of Life Care {52} {61}{83}

    Endocarditis {134}

    Endocrine glands - system (see also specific glands, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, ovary, testes, pancreas) {31, 32, 34}

    Endometriosis{126}; uterine and pelvic {85}

    Endorphines and pain relief, placebo effect {78}

    Endoscopic sinus surgery {54}

    Energy drinks {12}

    Eosinophilic esophagitis {67}

    Epidural injections {77}

    Epilepsy {74}

    Epinephrine use in anaphylaxis {67}

    Epipen (adrenalin) injectors for acute allergy attacks {80}

    Epistaxis-nosebleeds {86}

    Erectile dysfunction {24}{84}{130}

    Erection help-topical gel-Eroxon {138}

    Erythropoietin, kidney production {56}

    Esophageal - cancer, reflux (GERD) {8} hiatal hernia

    Esophagitis (Barrett's) {41}, Esosinophilic {67}

    Esophagus, Achalasia {41}

    Estrogen {15} (see also ovaries, breast) therapy for menopausal women, new guidelines {72} positive breast cancer treatment {78}{110}

    Euthanasia for humans {83}

    Exercise and cardiovascular disease {78} treatment for chronic pain {79}

    Exercises for plantar fascilitis, tennis elbow {74}

    Eye, Macular Degeneration {43}

      Cataracts {44}

      Doctors, the difference {98}

      Glaucoma {41}{126}

    F

    Facet injections for pain {77}
     
    Facial fillers {103}
     
    Facial paralysis (palsy)-Shingle of the face (Ramsay Hunt Syndrome) {138}
     
    Failure, Heart {133}
     
    Famvir, Treatment for Shingles {52}
     
    Fanconi's anemia {68}
     
    Fast foods {12} see also foods
         Weight Gain {39}

    Fast tracking drugs {81}

    Fats (see also lipids) {24}

    Fatigue from cancer treatment {54}

    Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic {13}

    FDA trouble 2023 {136}

    FDA (see healthcare issues, pharmaceutical companies) {23}

    FDA and decision making 2022 {124}

    FDA approval of specific types of stem cell therapy {63}

    FDA approval of one e-cigarette

    FDA Banning Menthol Tobacco {118}

    FDA drug approval process {81}{93}

    FDA how groups get around the rules {63}

    FDA regulations for E-cigarettes {53}

    FDA and dietary supplements {86}

    FDA trying to ban menthol in tobacco {126}

    Fecal tests for colon cancer {57}

    Fecal, implants {24} transplants to treat intestinal disease {60}

    Female (sexual dysfunction){44}

    Female physicians {67}

    Fenofibrate treatment for cholesterol {55}

    Fentanyl and xylazine {136}{139}

    Fentanyl Crisis 2022 {124}{125}

    Fentanyl-synthetic opioid overdose {70}; deaths in US {126}

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome {57}

    Fibrillation (Atrial) {59}

    Fibroids {32}{85}

    Fibromyalgia {12, 25}{138}

    Financial fraud of elders {65}

    Financial pain from cancer treatment {84}
     
    Finger
         Trigger {25}

    Fish oil (see Omega) {3, 19} best and worst to eat {64}

    Fitness and fat - heart attack study {79}

    Flesh eating bacteria {6}

    Flu Bug Status 2020 {98}

    Flu shots {22, Report} vaccine for 2017-2018 update guidelines {68}; flu drugs {95}

    Flu symptoms {83}{95}
     
    Flu syndrome, symptoms, vaccine {74} for 2018-2019 {81} {85}
     
    Flu update February 2023 {133}
     
    Flu vaccines {103}{119}
     
    Fluoride therapy for dry mouth syndrome {72}
     
    Fluorouracil for precancers of the skin {103}
     
    Folic acid benefits {82}
     
    Food (see diet, vegetables, fruits, food chart, addiction, report) {12, 13, 15, 27} allergies {67}
         Cooking oils {22}
         Fats {22}
         Pomegranate {33}
         Popcorn calories {28}
         Addiction {27}
         Smoothie recipe {24}
         Red yeast rice {22}
         Spices {18, 20}
         Food borne illness {9}
         Superfoods {6}
         Food stamps {16}
     

    Food poisoning, food borne illnesses {70}

    Foot injury-plantar fascilitis {74}

    Foster homes, effects on children {114}

    Fraud in Medicaid and Medicare {84}

    Fractures-hip {77}

    Frontotemporal dementia and Bruce Willis {136}

    Fruits (see foods)

    Functions of the colon {56}

    Functions of the kidneys {56}

    Future of Medicine Series {25, 26, 27, 28}

    Fungal diseases (meningitis, pulmonary, steroid injections) {11}

    Fusion (Spinal, Lumber) {52}

    G

    Gabapentins (neurotin and lyrica) {71}{93}; for neuropathy {94}
     
    Gall bladder disease {53}
     
    Gallstones {53}
     
    Gardasil vaccine for HPV virus prevention {60}{82}; Gardasil (HPV vaccine) to prevent oral and oropharyngeal cancer, and anogenital cancers {137}
     
    Garlic and other herbs {64}
     
    Gastrointestinal (see specific diseases of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, small and large intestine, rectal, anal)
         GERD (see reflux) {8, 16}

    Gastric reflux {81}{92}{96}

    Gastric Cancer (Stomach){137}

    Gastritis, bleeding {47}

    Gay, medical issues {46}

    Gender Affirming Therapy {134}

    Gender, dysphoria {45}

    Gene testing to select best medication-psychological {67}

    Genital Cancers caused by HPV {50}

    Genital cosmetic surgery {66}

    Genital mutilation of children {64}

    Genetic markers, LBGT {46}

    Genetic causes of cancer {72}

    Genetic Testing, 23andme {52}, for breast cancer treatment {78}, ancestry {111}

    Genetic Variants and COVID-19{109}

    Genetics and Cancer {109}

    Generic drugs {83}

    Generic drug prices {89}

    Genetic -  causes of cancer, counseling, markers and cancer treatment {59}
     
    Genetic testing {22, 27, 31}
         Melanoma {10}
         Mutations {27}
         BRCA {27}
    Genital cancers {60}
     
    Genital Herpes Simplex Infections {134}

    GERD (see reflux) {8, 16}

    Genital herpes {46}

    Genotyping for best medications {67}

    Gingivitis {71}

    Glaucoma {41}{126}

    Glioblastoma-innovative electrical field treatments combined with chemo {87}

    Gonorrhea, STDs, vaginal, penile, eye {49}

    Government (see healthcare issues, VA, Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid, FDA) {1, 4, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 28}

    Glioma of the brain {68}

    Global disease, outbreaks and epidemics {9}

    Global healthcare-universal-socialized {88}

    Global Warming {128}

    Glioblastomas of the brain {68}

    Glucosamine (see also supplements) {28, 39}{97}

    Gluten free foods, sensitivity, celiac disease {14, 20}; present in restaurant food {91}

    GoFundMe and bogus treatments {106}

    Golf injuries & preventative exercises {85}

    Gout (see arthritis) {5}{80}

    Gouty Arthritis {115}

    Government dependency {50}

    Graft versus Host Disease (from transplants and stem cell therapy) {63}

    Grains and diabetes {83}

    Grandparents raising grandkids {112}

    Great Britain Healthcare in Trouble 2023 {134}

    Green Energy Myths {128}

    Guidelines, screening, lung {41} HPV vaccination in children {60}

    Guillain Barre' Syndrome {125}

    Gum disease {71} caused by dry mouth syndrome {72}

    Gut (gastrointestinal infections) infections {60}

    H

    H Pylori infections causing peptic ulcers {60}

    HERS positive breast cancer {78}

    HPV vaccine, cancers {84}

    HPV virus-human papillma virus, vaccines, cancers caused by, infections {82}

    HPV virus testing {60}

    Hair loss, from chemotherapy (cooling caps){10}; types, treatments, transplants {94}

    Hamstring injuries {89}

    Hand/finger contractures-Dupuytren’s {111}

    Hand, hygiene {32}

    Harassment-sexual {64}{86}

    Havana Syndrome continues 2023 {137}

    Head trauma, injury (see also concussion) {13}

    Headache
         Migraine {26, 27, 33}
         Tension {37}
         Cluster {37}

         2021 Pain {119}

    Health benefits of animals {79}

    Health fads, failures and fixes {91}

    Health screenings (see also screenings)

    Healthcare and Socialism {100}
     
    Healthcare concerns 2022 {127}
     
    Healthcare costs {46, 47}{91}{119}
     
    Healthcare in UK Trouble 2023 {134}
     
    Healthcare issues {1, 4, 8, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 29, 34,38,41}
         Also govt FDA {27}
         Medicare and Medicaid {34}, Obamacare, medical insurance, VA {31}
         Healthcare Gone Crazy {38}
         Healthcare plan of Donald Trump {51}
    Healthcare plan Sanders {52}
              Healthcare plan Trump {59}
         Single Payer System {62}
    New options-smart medicine using technology {75}
           Costs -factors for rising costs {76} for illegal immigrants {79}
     

    Healthcare statistics {78}

    Hearing loss {10, 11, 28}

    Heart attacks, fat, and fitness {79}

    Heart block, AV {66}

    Heart disease and aspirin protection {80}

    Heart disease and high triglyceridemia and heart disease {93}

    Heart failure {28, 29}{61} attack {7, 10, 11, 21}, arrhythmia {9}, see also cardiac {9, 21, 23, 28, 29}, cardiovascular events {23}, Function {61} Healthy heart diet {7} Mechanism {61} Symptoms {61} Treatment {61} Atrial Fibrillation {59} mitraclip to treat {82}; New Management 2023 {133}

    Heart month-statistics on heart disease {73}

    Heart valve disease {63} surgery {65}

    Heat Stroke, exhaustion {44} {67}{139}

    Heel Pain {119}

    Hemoglobin {67}

    Hemolytic anemia {68}

    Hemorrhoids {25}

    Hepatitis (A, B, C, toxic, alcoholic) {6, 47} alcoholic {85}; A outbreaks and vaccine {96}; Hepatitis A, B, C; vaccine for Hepatitis B {138}

    Herbs for health; interactions with medications {64}

    Herd Immunity and COVID-19 {109}{114}

    Hereditary causes of cancer {72}

    Hernias {88}

    Heroin {47}{58} overdose (addiction with or without fentanyl) {70}

    Herpes simplex, genital herpes {46}; simplex infections (oral, ocular, genital) {134}

    Herpes Zoster {10, 11}, {52} {95} infection {13} shingles {52}{74}

    Hidradenitis supprativa {88}

    High risk breast cancer patients use of MRI's {68}

    Hillary Clinton Healthcare Plan {53}

    Hip fractures {77}

    Hippocratic Oath {49}

    Hoarding syndrome {71}

    Hodgkins disease, lymphoma {71}

    Holistic medicine {86}

    Homeless medical issues {76}

    Homeopathic medicine {86}

    Hormone replacement therapy {55} therapy for menopausal women, new guidelines {72}

    Hospice care {61}{70}{83}

    Hospitalist {54}

    Hospitals {18, 26, 31}, infection {13}, Discharge Instructions {39}, Best in US 2015 {44}

    HIV, AIDS {46}

    HPV (Human papilloma virus) {46} and vocal cord cancer {92}

    HPV testing at the time of a pap smear test {63}

    Human abuse-child abuse {63}

    Human Trafficking {92}

    Hydration {44}

    Hypertension, anti-hypertensive meds {8}; Measurements using blood pressure cuff {51}

         Caused by renin/angiotensin elevation {56} new guidelines for diagnosis and treatment {75}

         Mild hypertension-should it be treated with meds? {87}

    Hypochondriasis {50}

    HPV - Human Papilloma virus (see also viruses) {27, 29}, oral salivary test for oral HPV {8} , Virus infection {50}

    Hydronephrosis of the kidney {60}

    Hyperhydrosis-abnormal sweating {88}

    Hypotension-postural orthostatic {87}

    I

    IVP (Intravenous pyelogram) {58}

    Ibuprofen versus aspirin; and nighttime urinary urgency {80}; anti-inflammatory drug update 2021 {116}

    Ileum-small bowel disease {54}

    Illegal drugs, designer drugs {21}, Molly {21}

    Illegal immigrants and healthcare costs {79}
     
    Illegal immigrants and the diseases they bring to America {93}
     
    Image, Body {61}
     
    Immunity from COVID-19 infection and vaccine {114}{115}
     
    Immunity levels on infected patients and those vaccinated {111}
     
    Immune checkpoint inhibitors treatment for cancer {78}
     
    Immune System {61}
     
    Immunity, natural from COVID infection {119}
     
    Immunocompromised patients and COVID vaccine {119}
     
    Immunosuppressive treatment for transplant patients {63}
     
    Immunotheraphy {61} {78}{92}; for cancer, seasonal allergies, asthma{96}
     
    Implants, breast {65}; breast and cancer-recalls{91}
     
    Impulse disorder {91}
     
    Incontinence, urinary, stress {83}
     
    Infection in cardiac devices (pacemakers and defibrillators) {73}
     
    Infections, herpes simplex (oral, ocular, genital) {134}
     
    Infections, viral HPV - Zika {50}
     
    Infertility in sons with obese or overweight mothers {109}
     
    Influenza cases fall 2022{131}
     
    Inhalers for asthma {96}
     
    Insurance, health (see healthcare issues)
         Disability {22, 31}

    Influenza{98} vaccines, illness, Tamiflu (see also vaccines, viruses) {2, 28}, Special Report , vaccine guidelines 2017-2018 {68} for 2018-2019 {81}

    Inner ear disease, vertigo {53}

    Insomnia (also see sleep abnormalities) {23, 24}{98}; Insomnia drugs {125}

    Incontinence (see also bladder, pelvic prolapse) {16, 17, 19, 20}

    Inflation Reduction Act {128}

    Influeneza Immunization effectiveness for adults 2017 {62}

    Injuries - brain, head {13, 14} concussion {12}, lightning {9}

    Insomnia {56}{76}

    Inspire technique for sleep apnea {139}

    Insured Americans, discussion {55}

    Intelligent surgical knife for cancer {107}

    Intensivist {54}

    Interactions (adverse) between aspirin and NSAIDs {80}

    Interferons and COVID 19 {107}

    Intestinal infections and probiotics {83}

    Interstitial cystitis {72}

    Intrauterine device (IUDs after pregnancy) and STDs {90}

    Invitro Fertilization {108}

    Iron deficiency anemia {68}

    Irritable bowel syndrome (see also Celiac, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis {14}

    J

    J&J COVID vaccine and safety concerns--clotting {119}

    Jackson, Alan—Charcot-Toothe syndrome {136}

    Jaundice, pancreatic cancer {51}

    Jaw joint disease {90}

    JLO Diet {97}

    Jock Itch {49}

    Joint - replacement {12, 40}, (also see Arthritis){10, 11, 12} replacement and dental surgery-need for antibiotics {66} revision surgery {66}

    Juuling-e-cigarettes and dangers for youth {81}; e-cigarettes, vaping, flavoring {94}

        Juul sales skyrocket-kids in danger {86}

    K

    K2 (synthetic marijuana) {80}

    Kanye West—bipolar disorder {136}

    Keflex allergy crossover with penicillin {68}

    Kidney {22} Functions and tests {56} stones {60} cancer {66}

    Ketamine-nasal spray for depression {92}

    Ketoacidosis, diabetic [26}{106}

    Keto Diet {97}

    Kidney infections {58}

    Kidney renal artery stenosis {68}

    Knee replacement- total {79}; robotic {97}

    Kratom synthetic opiate {58} overdose, deaths, abuse {74} for pain-dangerous {93}

    L

    LGBTQ Issues: Gender Affirming Care; Detransitioning {135}

    LGBTQ and trans gender sports {136}

    Labioplasty, genital cosmetic surgery {66}

    Labrynthitis {53}

    Lactose intolerance {8, 14, 26} {56}{67}

    Laminectomy {52}

    Laryngoesophageal refulx from gastric acid {81}

    Laser Peels {124}

    Laser treatments for vaginal disorders {66}

    Lasik surgery-dangers {86}

    Late breaking news {26}

    Lawsuits for medical malpractice {74}

    Lawyers TV ads {95}

    Lead toxicity, causing cardiovascular disease {76}

    Legal rights for sick patients {81}

    Legalization of marijuana {106}

    Lesbian, medical issues {46}

    Leukemia as result of Polycythemia Vera, Myelproliferative neoplasms {68}

    Leukemiaa, lymphatic (lymphoblastic), myelocytic (myeloblastic) acute, chronic, adult, childhood {70}

    Leukoplakia, oral {11}

    Libido enhancing drugs-Kisspepin {138}
     
    Life Expectancy {35} decreasing in the US {88}
     
    Lifestyle and life expectancy {80}
     
    Lipids (see also fats) {1, 24, 37}
         Management {1, 24}
    Cardiovascular Disease, Omega-3 Therapy {109}

    Lithotripsy for kidney stones {60}

    Liver Cancer {50}{138}

    Loan Student Forgiveness {128}

    Loneliness and social media {87}

    Long COVID Syndrome {134}

    Long term covid {118}

    Low back pain {26}

    Low calorie sugar substitutes {63}

    Lucira-home test kit for COVID 19 {107}

    Lumbar spine surgery {52}{91}

    Lung cancer screening, new blood test to help with selection of candidates {80}; in smokers{98}; update 2021 {116}

    Lung damage from e-cigarettes, vaping {94}

    Lupus {7}

    Lyme disease {80}

    Lymph node anatomy and function {71}

    Lymph system {71}

    Lymphatic leukemia, acute, chronic, adult, childhood {70}

    Lymphatic System {61}

    Lymphedema and Breast Cancer Treatment {140}

    Lymphogranuloma Venereum {49}

    Lymphoma, types {71}, complication of breast implants {78}

    Lynch syndrome, cancer risk {72}

    Lyrica {71}

    M

    MRI's for high risk breast patients {68}

    MRI's for brain tumors {68}

    Macular Degeneration (eye){42, 43}

    Malaria {8}

    Male enhancement surgery {66}

    Male pattern hair loss {94}

    Mammogram guidelines 2017 {68}; comfort {91}

    Mammography-new guidelines for screening {50} Dense breasts (options 2-D VS 3-D) {56} false and positive results {66}

    Mandates for COVID vaccine {119}

    Manic depression (see bipolar disorder) {13}

    Marijuana, medical, illegal {10, 30, 38}{87}{135}; laws {63}{87} use for chronic pain {76} approval for seizures {80}; medical and social uses {106}; Side effects and Pregnancy Side Effects {135}

    Marxism, Socialism {128}

    Massage therapy {78}

    Mastectomy, bilateral, prophylactic {56}

    Maternal death rates {130}
     
    Maternal mortality prevention bill {87}
     
    Measles outbreak update July 2019 {91} outbreaks and vaccine controversy {95}
     
    Meat, red, controversy {95}
     
    Medical
         Crisis {31}
         Errors {8}{74}
         News, late breaking {5, 6, 7, 8}
    Education {40}
     
    Medical Diagnoses missed {108}
     
    Medical Marijuana and marijuana laws {63}
     
    Medical tourism-Americans having surgery outside the U.S. {93}
     
    Medicare {3, 4, 12, 15, 23, 34} {82}
    Part D-medication plan {55} should they cover vision, hearing and dental services {67} Part B and D Drugs {83}
    Outlook costs {79} {119} fraud {84}
    Spending update 2019 {85
    Medicare for all proposal {91}
    Mandates for COVID vaccine {119}
    Advantages and Disadvantages {131}
           Drug Prices 2023 {139}

    Medicaid (see also Obamacare) {6, 20, 24, 26} fraud {84}

    Medications - allergy, NSADS {28}, Anti-hypertensives (also blood pressure meds){8}, bone, cancer, cold, diet pills, GI, generic {31}, heart, hormones, pain, narcotics {27, 34}, statins {13, 29} interactions {64} shameful prices {69} when to stop {70} errors {74} depression as a side effect {79}; compliance in patients {87}

    Medication dependency by Americans concerning {111}
     
    Medicine - The Future of series {27, 28, 29}
         Alternative {27}
         Statins {29}
         Narcotics {27}
         Also see pain meds
         Concierge {56}

    Melanoma {5, 10, 16, 19}

    Memory difficulties {5} (see also Alzheimer's Disease){4}

    Meniere's disease {53}

    Meningiomas of the brain {68}

    Meningitis - fungal, bacterial {11}

    Menopause (pre and post) {15} {55}; and estrogen risks for cancer {110}

    Men's issues (symptoms ignored){11}

    Menstrual period effects on producton {97}
     
    Mental Health series in children--ADHD, Suicide, PTSD, ubstance abuse, marijuana psychosis {133}
     
    Mental Healthcare Crisis {55}

    Menthol in tobacco, banning by the FDA coming {126}

    Mercury containing amalgam dental fillings {112}

    Meridians for acupuncture, acupressure {78}

    Mesenteric artery thrombosis {68}

    Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease {78}

    Metastatic cancers to the brain {68}

    Methadone {58}

     
    Mehyphenidate (Ritalin) treatment for ADHD {58}
     
    Microcephaly {50}
     
    Migraines (also see headache) {26, 28, 29}{67}
         Head device (Cefaly) {28}
    New treatment {91}
         Migraine meds-best in 2023 {137}

    Millennials and preference for healthcare services {87}; Traits, mental health {98}

    Mind-body connection and illness {81}

    Miscarriages {90}

    Mitraclip {82}

    Mitral valve disease and heart failure, treatment {82}

    Mitral valve replacement surgery {65}

    Mod-Pod e-cigarettes and dangers for youth {81}

    Moh's skin cancer surgery {108}

    Molly (see illegal drugs) {21}

    Mons pubis reduction surgery {66}

    Mood disorders-depression {139}

    Mosquitos-infections-viral {50}

    Mouth (see dental, oral cavity, teeth) {10, 11}

    Mouth manifestations of systemic disease {73}

    Multiple myeloma {64}

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) {9}{85}

    Munchausen syndrome by proxy {64}

    Muscle disorders from statins {55} myopathies-hereditary and acquired {89}

    Myasthenia Gravis {124}

    Myocarditis from COVID vaccine {114}{134}

    Mycoplasma Genitalium vaginal infections, male urethra infections {49}

    Myelocytic (myeloblastic) leukemia, acute, chronic, adult, childhood {70}

    Myelodyplastic syndrome (polycythemia vera, myelodyplastic disease, mylofibrosis {70}

    Myelofibrosis {68}{70}

    Myeloproliferative neoplasms {68}{69}

    N

    NOACs (novel oral anticoagulants and reversal agents) {98}

    NSAIDS(Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) {58} side effects {66} for arthritis {80}; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-outdate {116}

    Nail diseases,systemic illnesses with nail manifestations {75}

    Naloxone {47}

    Naproxen {80}

    Narcan to reverse opiate or heroin overdose {58}{76}{107};

    Narcan over the counter {136}

    Narcolepsy {25} (see also sleep disorders){92}{137}

    Narcotics {27, 34}

         Abuse {47}

    Nasal allgeries {92}

    Nasal septal surgery (septaoplasty) {54}

    Nasal sinus surgery {54}

    Nasocort {22}

    Natural Immunity, Covid {118}

    Naturopathic medicine {86}

    Neck (see also spine) {18, 19}

    Neuralgia, post-herpetic {52}; trigeminal {94}; trigeminal headache {119}
     
    Neurlasta-chemo induced decrease in white blood cells{92}
     
    Neuroforamen injections for pain {77}
     
    Neuronitis, acute vestibular {53}
     
    Neuropathy
         Diabetic {24, 25} caused by cancer treatment {84}; types, treatment {94}; post-herpetic (shingles) {95}

    Neurotin {71}

    Neurosyphilis {49}

    News, Medical {5, 25}

    Nicotine addiction and e-cigarettes, smoking cessation, depression {73}

    Nicotine Patch {31}

    Non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory meds (NSAIDS) {28}

    Norovirus infections, outbreaks {96}

    Nosebleeds {86}

    Nurse and Dr shortage 2022 {131}

    Nurse practitioners {80}

    Nursing home abuse {65};

    Nursing home crisis 2023 {136}

    Nutrition - information {23, 27}, Guidelines {49} Label Changes for 2018 {61} Recommendations {63} cardiovascular disease {78}

    O

    OB/GYN Series: BRCA gene mutations and multiple cancers {131}
    Obamacare (see healthcare issues) {4, 6, 8, 22, 51}
         Status in the US and alternatives {55}{58}
    Changes by Trump {61}
     
    Obesity {6, 24, 25, 26}{106}
        Childhood {44}
        Covid {118}    
        Definition {43}
        Diet pills {7}
        Epidemic {116}
        Hunger hormones {45}
        Series, organ diseases {46, 47}
        Obese women and congenital abnormalities {75}
    And COVID 19 {107}{114}
        Obesity in pregnancy and infertile sons {109}
        Drug Vs Surgical therapy {131}
     
    Obsessive compulsive disorders {50} {54}
     
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea {27}{92}{133}
     
    Obstructive sleep apnea, diagnosis, treatment {69}{115}
     
    Ocular Herpes Simplex Infections {134}
     
    Occupational therapy {79}
     
    Off-label drugs {81}
     
    Older people and medications {107}
     
    Omega-3 fatty acids {59} {82}{131} prevention of cardiovascular disease {78}{114} triglycerides, causing bleeding {82}
     
    Omental fat (visceral fat) and cardiovascular disease {78}
     
    Omicron variant {119}
     
    Ophthalmology, Otometrists, and Opticians—the difference {98}
     
    Opioid Addiction {47} {84}, crisis overdose {58}{107}{135} update Nov 2017 (oxycontin, percocet, hydrocodone, etc.) {70} abuse, new injectable treatment {72}, non-opiod medications to treat chronic pain, alternative therapies for treatment {75} management, overdose and treatment {82}; Fentanyl Crisis {135}
     
    Optic neuritis causes {94}
     
    Oral cavity {11}
         Cancer, care, complications of cancer, screening for cancer {16, 18} {60}
    Manifestations of systemic disease {73}

    Oral Herpes Simplex Infections {134}

    Oral Medication to Treat Covid {118}

    Oral (mouth) and throat (oropharyngeal) cancer {137}

    Organ Transplantation

    Origin of COVID 19; China virus {119}

    Origin of pandemic-covid {115}

    Orpharyngeal (throat) cancers {60}

    Orthostatic hyptension {87}

    Orthotics for plantar fascilitis, foot injury {74}

    Osteoarthritis (see arthritis) {80}

    Osteopathic medicine {86}

    Osteoporosis {36}{55} update Nov 2017 {70} and hip fractures {77}

    Ovarian cancer, cysts {57} ; screening controversy {86}; and BRCA genes {95}

    Ovaries {27}

    Overdose of opioids (narcotics) {70}

    Overweightness and cardiovascular disease {79}

    Oxycontin addiction {58} human/animal bond {79}

    P

    PNC-27-Bogus Cancer Treatment {61}
     
    PSA tests for prostate cancer update 2021 {116}
     
    PTSD {36} {37} {38}{84}; in children and teens {133}
     
    Pacemakers {66} infections {73}
     
    Pain
         Back {23, 26}
         Management {5, 29}{82} alternatives to opiod medications {75} and specialists {77}
         Meds, Narcotics {27} Physicians guidelines for prescribing {59}
         Headache (see migraine) {29}
         Cluster
         Tension
         Shingles {52}
    Abuse, addiction, overdose {58}
         Types {75}
    Chronic {79}

    Pain injections {77}

    Painful intercourse - laser treatment {66}

    Palliative Care {61}{83}

    Pancreas Functions {42}; cancer, diagnosis, treatment {51}{102}

    Pandemic Treatment, Update April 24, 2020 {100}{115}; Origin and US Responsibility {135}

    Pap Smears {25, 27} {60}

    Parasympathetic nervous system {61}

    Parathyroid {34}

    Parkinson's disease {54}, tremor {90}

    Patient Care - centered care {7}

    Paxlovid for early COVID 19 {127}

    Peanut allergy {67}

    Pedophilia {71}

    Pelvic congestion syndrome {68}

    Pelvic, pain {31, 32, 34} Exams (should they be performed routinely){63}

    Pembedoic acid instead of statins {138}
     
    Penicillin allergy {68}
     
    Peptic Ulcer Disease {44, 47}{60}
     
    Pericarditis {134}
     
    Periodontal disease, effects on the body, treatment {71}
     
    Periodontis as a result of dry mouth syndrome {72}
     
    Perinatal depression screening {87}
     
    Personality Disorders {55}
     
    Petit mal seizures {74}
     
    Pets and humans - health benefits {79}
     
    Pharmaceutical Companies (Big Pharma) {7, 16, 17, 21, 28}{91}
         Pharmaceuticals (see drugs, meds)
         Off-label drugs {62}
    Costs {69}

    Phlebitis {79}

    Physical - exams, activity levels {7} therapy for chronic pain {79}

    Physicians {10, 30} assistants {81} guidelines for treating patients with opioids {82}

        Reimbursement {40}

    Pilates {79}

    Pills for COVID treatment {119}

    Pituitary Gland {31}

    Placebo {25} Effect (Mind-body connection){55} and pain {78}

    Plant Based Diets {97}

    Plantar fascilitis {74}

    Plaque, teeth {71}

    Plasma {67}

    Plasma cell cancers, abnormalities {64}

    Platelet disorders, thrombocythemia {68}{69}

    Plavix {47}{98}

    Pneumonia {11}{95}

    Poisoning, food {70}

    Polio Virus and Brain Cancer Treatment {39}

    Polycythemia Vera {68}, Primary and Secondary {68}

    Polypill {49}{115}

    Polyps, colon {57}

    Pornography affiliated with sexting {82}

    Post-herpetic neauralgia {52} after shingles {74}

    Postoperative Complications {39}

    Postpartum depression {87} {90}

    Postpartum psychosis {92}

    Pradaxa {47}

    Prebiotics {108}

    Precancers of the skin-treatment {103}

    Prediabetes, new recommendations {117}

    Pre-eclampsia{130}

    Pregnancy {18}

    Pregnancy complications {116}{130}

    Pregnancy, effects from Covid and the vaccine {118}

    Pregnant overweight women and infertile sons {109}

    Premature birth {90}

    Preventative Surgery (breast, ovary){42}

    Prevention medication - is it ever time to stop them? {70}

    Primary Care doctor shortage {106}

    Probiotics {19}{60}{108} preventing intestinal infections {83}

    Procrit-treatment for chemo induced anemia {92}

    Prolapse, Pelvic {21}

    Prostate
         Anatomy and physiology {32}
         Benign Prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate)(BPH) {62}
         Cancer and screening {33}{116}
         Prostate cancer therapy—proton vs standard radiation {111}    
         Diagnosis of Cancer {34}
         Side Effects of Cancer Treatment {38}
         Staging of Prostate Cancer {35}    
         Treatment Options for Cancer {36}
     

    Proton vs standard (photon) radiation for localized advanced prostate cancer {111}

    Psilocybin, LSD {63}

    Psoriasis, skin, arthritis {40}{126}

    Psychedelics therapy for psychological disorders {63}

    Psychiatry, shortage of doctors {55}

    Psychogenic illness-mass hysteria {81}

    Psychogenomics (gene testing for proper medications) {67}

    Psychological disorders-impulse disorder {91}

    Psychological therapy for chronic pain {81}

    Psychosis in children, marijuana {133}

    Psychosis, schizophrenia {49}

    Psychosomatic disorders {50}{102} therapeutic options {81}

    Psychotic disorders and schizophrenia {92}

    Pubic Lice {49}

    Public Policy (see government)

    Pulmonary embolism {46}

    Pulmonary valve disease {63}

    Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) {58}

    Q

    Quack methods for disease {93}

    Questions to ask when being discharged from the hospital {73}

    Quick note series-should pelvic exams be routinely performed while performing a pap smear test {63}

    R

    RSV (Respiratory synctial virus) infections {131}
     
    Radioablation for pain {77}
     
    Radiation for prostate cancer—proton vs standard therapy {111}
     
    Radiation induced coronary artery calcification {78}
     
    Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (shingles of the face) {138}
     
    Raynaud's Disease {100}
     
    Reconstruction (replacement)
         Breast {27}
         Facial
         Joint (partial, total)
         Skin {108}

    Rectal cancer on the increase {71}

    Recurrence of cancer (cancer survivorship series) {73}

    Recurrence scores for coronary arteries - CT scan {78}

    Red blood cells {67}

    Reflexloogy {78}

    Reflux - gastro-esophageal {8} GERD {41} Meds and Influence of COVID 19 {107}

    Registered nurses {80}
     
    Rehabilitation for chronic pain conditions {79}
     
    Relaxium {125}
     
    Religion and medicine {82}
     
    Remedies (over the counter)
         Cold {2}
         "Home"
         Unproven (alternative)
         Quack

    Renal artery stenosis (Kidney) {68}

    Renin-Angiotensin System {61}

    Replacement Surgery (shoulder){39, 40} knees {79}

    Research, cancer {12}, Special Report

    Respiratory illness, allergy {12, 13}, asthma {13}, pneumonia {11}, COPD {13}

    Restless leg syndrome {53}

    Retin-A {124}

    Reversal Agents for Anticoagulants {98}

    Rheumatoid arthritis {80}

    Right to Try Act for experimental drugs {81}

    Ritalin for ADHD {58}

    Robotic surgery {79}; for knee replacement {97}; status {111}

    Roe Vs Wade {125}{126}

    Rotator Cuff {39}

    Running injuries {89}

    S

    SSRIs (serotonin reuptake inhibitors) {50}

    STD's {82}{90}

    Safety and Covid Vaccine {118}

    Saliva disorder, dry mouth syndrome, contents of saliva {72}

    Salivary gland disease, dry mouth symptoms {72}

    Salt {11}

    Scabies {49}

    Scalp-Itchy-Causes {39}

    Scandal, VA {42}

    Schizoaffective disorder {92}

    Schizophrenia {49}{92}

    Scleroderma {125}

    Screening, childhood hypertension {114}

    Screening, colorectal cancer {57} cancer after 70 {70}

    Screening Guidelines (lung){41},  (breast) {special report}, youth {49} for colorectal an dprostate cancer {78}

    Screening for CT scans for lung cancer, new blood test to select candidates for screening {80}

    Second cancers {73}{116}

    Second medical or surgical opinions

    Seizure disorders {74}

    Senior center crisis 2023 {136}

    Septoplasty {54}

    Service dogs {79}

    Sex, adolescents and teens {46}

    Sex Slavery {117}

    Sex trafficking {92}

    Sexting and consequences {82}

    Sexual abuse, assault, harassment {64} {86}

    Sexual Dysfunction Female {39} from medical conditions and treatments {84}

    Sexually transmitted diseases-viral-Zika {50}

    Shingles (Herpes Zoster) {10, 11}{95}{74} Treatment, vaccine, symptoms {52} {74}{83}

    Shingrix vaccine for shingles {95}

    Shoulder {39} (Replacement){39,40}

    Side effects of NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory drugs) - aspirin, Aleve, Nuprin Advil, Ibuprofen {59}

    Side effects of cancer treatment {53}{89}{92}, fatigue {54}

    Side effects of chemotherapy {78}

    Side effects of immunotherapy {96}

    Side effects of pain meds {71}

    Side effects of statins {114}

    Silicone breast implants {65}

    Single payer healthcare plan, socialized medicine {52}{62}{63}

    Sinuses {25}, Sinusitis Vs cold {25} surgery {54}

    Sinusitis, chronic, acute {53}

    Sjogrens Syndrome {7} (also see arthritis) {77}{124}; {137}

    Skeletal anatomy {76}

    Skin
         Allergies {16}
         Cancer {5} (Vitamin B3){43} {65}; treatment {103}
         Diseases
         Care{65}
         Sunscreens {5}{65}
         Testing for food allergies {67}
         Skin-dermal fillers and side effects from vaccines {136}
     
    Slavery, sex and other types {117}
     
    Sleep {24, 25}
         Apnea {6, Report}{69}; Sleep apnea CPAP machine second recall 2023 {136}
         Insomnia {24}
         Narcolepsy {25}
         Abnormalities in autism Apnea {53}
    Testing {69}

    Sleepiness-daytime meds {115}

    Sleeping Pills {98}

    Smell abnormalities, anosmia {35}

    Smoking {25} (see tobacco, cigarettes), Quitting {38} {50} {89}, benefits of quitting {102}, teens {53}, E-Cigarettes {53} Weight gain {89} Lung Cancer Screening {98}

    Snoring {6}

    Social anxiety disorder {72}

    Social media-health consequences {87}; And Millenials {98}

    Social Security Updates 2022 {126}

    Socialism {50}{128}; Marxism Concepts {127}{128}

    Socialized Medicine {52}{62}{63}; Socialized medicine coming 2023? {136}

    Spice, synthetic marijuana {80}

    Spinal adjustments by chiropractor, different techniques {76}

    Spinal cord injections and implants {77}

    Spinal nerve anatomy {76}

    Spinal Surgery, fusion {52}

    Spine (cervical) {18, 19}disorder for pain {76}

    Spirituality and medicine {82}

    Spleen {71}

    Spondylitis {80}

    Spondylolisthesis of the Spine {52}{76}

    STDs (sexually transmitted diseases, viral causes) {46, 47} (moluscumcontagiosum {47} {49}

    Statins {4, 8, 13, 27, 43}{114}{131}
         Treatment, alternative, intolerance, myopathy {55} Questionable value in elderly {85} cardiovascular disease prevention {114}
     
    Stem cell transplants for multiple myeloma {64} bone marrow {67} transplantation for leukemia {70}
     
    Stem Cell Treatments {97}
     
    Stomach, functions {43} ulcers {60}
     
    Stretch Marks {109}
     
    Stroke {4}
         Comparison of Treatments {38}
    Clot Removal { 38,41}

    Sleep Disorders (obstructive, central apnea, narcolepsy) {21, 23, 24, 25}

    Smoking (see also cigarettes and tobacco) {25} cessation methods (e-cigarettes, behavioral therapy) {73}

    Spirometry for COPD {77}

    Statins {24, 27} (See also lipids) {49}; Reduction of cardiovascular mortality {109}; Statin alternative-Pembedoic acid {138}

    Statis dermatitis {79}

    Stem cell transplants for heart failure-unproven {83}

    Stem cell therapy; types;scams {63} clinics {77}

    Stenosis, spinal {52}

    Stomach (gastric) cancer {137}

    Stool fecal tests for colon polyps and cancer {89}

    Stress urinary incontinence {83}

    Stroke {23, 25, 26, 27} caused by atrial fibrillation, warnings of stroke {72}; and TIAs {117}

    Suboxone {47}

    Substance abuse criteria {73} and sexting {82}

    Sugar {4} Substitutes {63} and cardiovascular disease {78}; sugar and yogurt {87}

    Sugar-Babies College Girls {100}

    Sugarless gum (Xylitol) {22}

    Suicides {102}; (PTSD, youth, young adults{98}, general population, military, veterans) {11, 38, 39, 51}{89} assisted {83}; in children and teens {133}

    Sunscreens {29} (see also skin){65}

    Supplements{27}
         Glucosamine {28}
         Lavender (27, 28}
         Omega 3 {19}
         Vs. real food {13}
         Fraud {38}
         Dietary{98}-interactions with medications {64}; poor regulation {86}
     
    Sugar and tooth decay {72}
     
    Sunscreens (UVA, UVB), SPF meaning {103}
     
    Sunscreens-blood levels (mineral sunscreens) {89}
     
    Surgery - head, oral cavity, throat, larynx, neck, spine, chest, lung, heart, abdomen, extremities/joints {12}, genitals
         Complications {39}
    Preventative {42}
         Skin Cancer, Moh's Surgery {108}
    Surgery-robotic-status {111}
     
    Surgical techniques for sleep apnea {69}
     

    Surgeon (choosing) {13}

    Surveillance for prostate cancer {78}

    Survivorship, cancer, issues {53} {54}

    Seting-abnormal-hyperhydrosis {88}

    Sweeteners (artificial) {35}, sugarless gum {22}

    Swine Flu (H3N2) {8}

    Sympathetic nervous system {61}

    Syncope-black outs {86}

    Syphilis {49}

    T

    T-Cell lymphocytes as a treatment for breast cancer {78}

    TENS units {77}

    THC-marijuana treatments for medical diseases {63}{87}

    TIAs and Strokes {117}

    TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) syndrome {90}

    TV drug ads {89}

    Tamiflu {28}

    Tamoxifen hormonal therapy for prevention of recurrent breast cancer {78}

    Tanning beds {8}

    Tartar, teeth {71}

    Tea vs coffee {64}

    Teen smoking {53}

    Telemedicine {107}

    Teeth (see dental, mouth) {10, 11} gums {71} prevention of disease {71}

    Telemedicine {114}

    Tennis elbow (epicondylitis) {74}

    Terminally ill patients - when to stop treatments and medications {70}

    Testicle (testes) cancer {88} disorders (non-cancer) {89}

    Testing for COVID-19 {100} ; home testing {118}; antibody {119}
     
    Testosterone {23, 24, 27, 30}
         Low T {23, 24}

    Thermiva therapy for vaginal symptoms {66}

    Thyroid (see endocrine meds, meds) {32}

    Throat cancers (oropharyngeal) {60}{82}{84}{137}

    Thrombocythemia (platelet disorder) {68}{69}

    Thrombocytopenia {69}

    Thrombophlebitis and embolism {79}

    Thrombosis mesenteric artery {68}

    Thyroid testing-new recommendations {108}

    Tick-borne disease (Lyme disease) {80}

    Tic doloreaux {94}

    Tobacco {25}

    Toe fungus, ingrown {75}
     
    Tooth decay from gastric reflux {81}
     
    Transgender {45}
    Medical issues {46}
     
    Transplant, kidney {62}
     
    Trauma
         Head

    Treatment for chronic pain, options {75}

    Treatment for COVID-19 {106}

    Treatment for multiple myeloma {64} late in life - when to say no {70}

    Tremors, essential, unintentional and intentional {90}

    Trigeminal pain, shingles {52}; neuralgia {94} {119}

    Trigger finger {25}

    Trigger point injections for pain {77}

    Triglycerides {30} and heart disease {93}{131}

    Triple negative breast cancer {78}

    Trulicity and other weight loss drugs {114}

    Trump, Donald healthcare plan {51}{58} {59} Changes in Obamacare {61} gets drug companies to delay price increases {80}

    Turbinate, nasal surgery {54}

    Tylenol (acetaminophen) {22}

    U

    U.S. Responsibility for Pandemic {135}
     
    Ulcer
         Mouth (aphthous stomatitis, canker sores)
         Stomach (gastric, intestinal)
         Skin

    Ulcerative Colitis {21}

    Ultraviolet light (UVA and UVB) {103}

    Uninsured Americans Status {55}

    Universal Healthcare {62}

    Unnecessary Prescribing of Antibiotics {35}

    Unproven methods for cancer {93}

    Unproved treatments-snake oil {106}

    Urine Analysis Test {56}

    Uterine cancer {84}

    Uterine endometriosis, adenomyosis fibroids {85}

    UTI (Urinary tract infection) {58}

    V

    VA - Veteran's Administration {31, 34}

    Vaccines-influenza guidelines for 2017-2018 {68} vaccines and autism (the myth) {88}; vaccine controversy {95}; COVID-19 {109}; Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J Risks {109}
     
    Vaccinations (6)
         Cancer {39}
    Covid-19 {103}{108}
    HPV (Gardasil) {50}{82}{95}
         Influenza , Shingles {74}
    Flu {83}{103}
         Shingles (Singrix){83}
    Hepatitis A, B{95}{96}

    Vaccines for COVID-19—effectiveness-Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson {112}; unvaccinated issues {115}; COVID, flu, boosters and future {119}

    Vaccine for Hepatitis B {138}

    Vaccines for rotovirus infections {96}

    Vaginal cancers {60}

    Vaginal mesh implants for stress urinary incontinence {83} off the market {89}

    Vaginoplasty {66}

    Valtrex for Shingles {52}

    Vaping, dangers {94}

    Varicella zoster virus (Shingles) {74}

    Varicose veins {79}

    Vascular disease of the abdomen, pelvis {68} lower extremities {69}

    Vasculitis, Autommune Types {128}{140}

    Vegetables (see foods) {9}

    Verteral back surgery-new innovations {91}
     
    Vertigo {53}
     
    Veterans-PTSD-Suicide {38, 39}
     
    Violence - human bullying {61}
     
    Viral caues of STDs, HPV, herpes, hepatitis, HIV-AIDS {46}
     
    Viruses
         HPV {27, 29}
         Influenza
    Zika {50}

    Visceral abdominal fat and cardiovascular disease {78}

    Vitamins {9, 25} interactions with medications {64} understanding vitamins {82}

    Vitiligo {127}

    Vocal cord cancer and HPV virus {92}

    Voltaren {59}

    Vulvar cancers {60}

    W

    Waist size and cardiovascular disease {78}

    Waiting time for doctor's appointments {70}

    Watchman procedure to prevent blood clots {96}

    Wax, ear, impaction, treatment {72}

    Wegener's Granulomatosis {128}

    Weight gain from antidepressants {83} and smoking cessation {89}; weight gain and treatment {131}

    Weight Loss drugs {114}

    Weight Watchers Buys Telehealth Company to Sell Weight Loss Meds {135}

    Welfare costs {84}

    Wellness {1}

    White blood cells {67} disorders (neutropenia, leukocytosis) {69}, white blood cell different types & functions {69}
     
    Withdrawal from antidepressants {83}
     
    Women
         Issues {12}
         Cancer {13}

    X

    Xarelto {47}

    Xerostomia (dry mouth syndrome) {72}

    Xetia for cholesterol therapy {55}

    Xolfluza and the flu {107}

    Xylazine and fentanyl crisis {136} {139}

    Xylitol (sugar), products to prevent tooth decay {72}

    Y

    Yeast Infections (vaginal) {49}
     
    Yoga {32, 33,38}
         Cardiovascular Effects {38}
    Positions to help back pain {60}
         Poses for everyday {64}
    Chronic pain management {79}

    Youth Screening Guidelines for Health Screeings {49}

    Z

    Z packs (Erythromycin) {6}

    Zika Virus {50}

    Zinc {100}

    Zinc, does it help colds? {71}

    Zostavax vaccine for Shingles {52}

    Zovirax for Shingles {52}

    Special Reports

    American Cancer Society Breast Guidelines 2015

    Best US Hospitals 2013

    Brown Recluse Spider

    Cancer Advances 2012

    Food Chart

    Handbook on Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Facts and Figures

    Heart Rescue

    Influenza, vaccine, controversies

    Questionable Medical Treatments

    Sleep Apnea

    Stroke Indicators

    Runaway Prescription Drug Prices

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