October 12, 2018

Working in orthopedics means prescribing a bunch of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).. I mean, really, like a bunch!!! As a matter of fact, the first line treatment for the majority of orthopedic conditions is an NSAID. So why are they so important and so...

August 16, 2018

When looking for over the counter patches for back pain, there are two active ingredients you need and should be on the look out for- 

1. Lidocaine, a numbing agent that works by decreasing the sensation of pain.. the lidocaine doesn’t actually help with the pain or the...

July 7, 2018

Did you know, one of the most common diagnoses made in pediatrics during this time of year is: Otitis Externa? That’s just a fancy way of saying swimmer’s ear and it is extremely common in children ages 2-14.

Here is what it is: It happens when water gets stuck in your...

June 10, 2018

🌟PRP Injections🌟

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is a substance that has been used since the 1900’s but has just recently made major headlines! It is used in multiple specialities to promote healing. Plasma is a natural component of your blood that contains proteins, nu...

May 11, 2018

Ramadan is certainly known as one of the most holy, spiritual, and rewarding times of the year for Muslims. It is a time to detach from all the worldly inclinations and indulgences to reconnect with the Almighty. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from multiple things but...

April 29, 2018

It's almost that time of year again, that time that brings together over a billion Muslims around the world to fulfill one of the five pillars of Islam. It's a time of worship, a time of devotion, and a time of celebration! 

For my readers who are not fam...

April 21, 2018

Finding the perfect multi-vitamins for our loved ones is not always an easy task. There are so many factors that play a huge role in determining whether or not our children will actually take their vitamins. 

I don't have any children but I do have a four-year-old niece...

April 8, 2018

It's devastating to think you either have to live with a hairy face or a broken out one. Why does it feel like every time we get some kind of hair removal done, our skin's first instinct is to retaliate? I mean, doesn't it want to look beautiful? Doesn't it want our fo...

March 14, 2018

Did you know in the United States, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all the other cancers combined? (Skincancer.org)

Scary, huh? 

We may all enjoy our time off school/work a little differently but one thing is certain, there is no escaping the ha...

January 31, 2018

No matter our age or our gender, I think we can all agree that having healthy, soft, beautiful skin is something we all truly desire. Unfortunately, it can be extremely difficult to keep up with all these new, expensive products that promise a wide range of benefits fo...

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October 12, 2018