Why Are Nursing Homes So Vulnerable to Covid-19?

As we enter another winter with hospitals around the country still overwhelmed with patients suffering from COVID-19, our elderly loved ones residing in nursing homes are still in danger from this deadly virus. While nursing homes are no longer the epicenter of the pandemic as they were in April of 2020, nursing homes are still … Read more

Recovery From a D&C Hysteroscopy: Am I Bleeding Too Much?

A D&C procedure, short for dilation and curettage, is typically performed by an OBGYN to remove tissue from inside the uterus. A D&C can be performed for a variety of reasons, usually to diagnose and treat various conditions of the uterus. D&C procedures are often performed alongside the use of a hysteroscope. This thin instrument … Read more

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Appendicitis?

Appendicitis is an all too common condition, affecting 250,000 people every year. Appendicitis occurs in roughly 7% of people in the United States, with 1.1 cases per 1000 people reported annually. It’s fairly common knowledge that pain on the right side of your abdomen might mean trouble with the appendix, but there are many other … Read more