Category Archives: Education

Anti-Asian racism and how bystander intervention training can save a life [PODCAST]

“Doctors undergo mandatory training sessions in medical school to prepare for unexpected medical emergencies. Health care workers are mandated reporters who have to undergo specific training for the purpose of identifying child and elder abuse or neglect. Bystander intervention should also be on that continuum of responsibility and training. I urge bystander intervention training to… Read More »

Blood pressure increase: The 11 most common causes of raised blood pressure in hot weather

Blood pressure is subject to crests and troughs due to a myriad of factors. Chronic sufferers may question whether sweltering 28C highs could prevent them from enjoying time outdoors ahead of Freedom Day. But fear not, as Express.co.uk has arrived with a selection of the most infamous blood pressure irritants. What causes your blood pressure… Read More »

What you need to know about the updated benzodiazepine boxed warning [PODCAST]

“The FDA recommended an updated boxed warning and standardization of product labels across the drug class. They recommended judicious prescribing and a gradual taper to mitigate withdrawal reactions. While I am optimistic about these changes, the updated warning doesn’t tell the whole story. After reviewing the newly updated Xanax Medication Guide, I have some concerns.”… Read More »