Tag Archives: medicine

Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

D. Todd Detar, DO Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I… Read More »

Women once faced bullies, blacklists and even angry mobs to practice medicine

Elizabeth Blackwell had an epiphany. After a friend back home in Cincinnati admitted that she delayed treatment for uterine problems because she didn’t want to be handled by a “rough unfeeling man,” Blackwell — then a shy 24-year-old music teacher — decided to study medicine. “If I could have been treated by a lady doctor,”… Read More »

Penn Medicine gets $2.5M to study RPM’s effect on COVID-19 disparities

Penn Medicine is getting new money to assess how its COVID Watch remote patient monitoring program is serving its patients, particularly those in Black and Latinx communities. WHY IT MATTERSA $ 2.5 million grant from Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute has been earmarked for a study into how its COVID Watch program – an automated,… Read More »

Food as Medicine: Impact on Diabetes Management – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Jan E. Berger, MD, MJ; Denise Giambalvo, MHRM; and Dawn Weddle, RD This article addresses what employers need to know about food as medicine and offers practical steps to reduce barriers for their employee populations. ABSTRACT When we think of medicine to treat diabetes, we typically think of pills and insulin injections to improve glycemic… Read More »

Whats the best arthritis medicine

Struggling to find relief from your knee arthritis pain? Sports medicine expert Carly Day, MD, explains why a comprehensive approach is needed to get you feeling your best again. That achy pain, mild swelling and stiffness in your knee after not being active? Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site… Read More »