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If Simone Biles were a doctor she would be vilified, not praised

When the greatest-of-all-time gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympics to focus on her mental wellbeing, most observers applauded her decision, viewing it as an act of courage and bravery, an eye-opener for breaking the stigma around mental health. Many felt it was a positive step (no pun intended) because it reignited conversations about elite athletes… Read More »

A Doctor Broke Down Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid’s Right Knee Injury

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers is out for Game 5 against the Washington Wizards after an MRI revealed a small lateral meniscus tear in his right knee. Embiid is considered day-to-day for now, meaning he’ll be MIA from Wednesday’s playoff game at the very least. The injury first came to light on May 31… Read More »

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 »

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Doctors maintain their top status as U.S. patients’ most-trusted source of coronavirus information. However, as patients continue to be concerned about exposure to COVID-19, 3 in 5 are concerned about being at-risk to the virus in their doctor’s office, according to research from the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) and AMCP, the Academy of… Read More »

What kind of doctor for asthma

Asthma: Steps in testing and diagnosis Diagnosing asthma generally includes a medical history, physical exam and lung tests. Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Respiratory therapists can help restore normal breathing and assist with pulmonary rehabilitation. By working with the right asthma doctors, you can receive an effective treatment plan and reduce the risk of complications… Read More »