Your Heart on Secondhand Smoke

You probably know that smoking compromises your heart and increases your risk of cardiovascular diseases. But what about secondhand smoke? Does it play a role in the onset or progression of heart conditions? Passive smoking or secondhand smoke harms both kids and adults, but does [Read More]

Understanding Geriatric Depression

It is normal to feel occasionally sad and blue; however, if a person stays in this mood for extended periods, there is something wrong. Older adults and seniors may also experience bouts of geriatric depression. The latter is an emotional and mental illness that may [Read More]

Burnt Out But Still Passionate: What’s a Physician to Do?

With advancements in technology, anyone can accomplish anything anytime, anywhere — faster than before. The same is true for physicians. Unfortunately, the relentless work and fast-paced environment in healthcare settings are causing doctor burnout. Physician Heal Thyself There’s no such thing as downtime when you’ve [Read More]