Overprescibing Antibiotics: Patient Satisfaction Vs. Medical Necessity

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2019a), “2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the U.S. each year, and more than 35,000 people die as a result.”  Antibiotic resistance continues to be a serious issue, and the general population does not seem to fully grasp the seriousness of this evolving issue. There are [...]

By | December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

E-Cigarettes and Vaping… Friend or Foe?

Electronic cigarettes, created initially to assist with smoking cessation, have been a point of controversy for some time. Recently, the rash of lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarettes has placed this “safer” alternative in the headlines again.  But what exactly are e-cigarettes, and how were they originally thought to be a safer delivery method [...]

By | December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments