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A Case of Syncope

A 19-year-old boy is brought to the ER after he suddenly collapsed while playing soccer with his friends.

Who can help with Medical Licensing in California?

One can’t practice medicine unless they are certified by the medical board of their respective state. Only after obtaining a medical license can individuals practice medicine. In the US, every state has a different medical board that issues licenses to the physicians. California is one of the states where getting a medical license can be […]

North Korea COVID Outbreak

While the world has been fighting to contain the coronavirus for more than two years now, N. Korean official data shows that the country was not infected by the virus until recently. Last month, N. Korea reported its first COVID case. Since then, the number has been rapidly increasing. The North Korean health authorities reported […]

About 3.4 Million Americans Could Be Diagnosed With Skin Cancer This Year

The American Society of Clinical Oncologists and the American Cancer Society have estimated some alarming statistics about cancer patients in the United States. According to the estimates, around 3.4 million US residents will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the end of this year. The estimates also show that most individuals will develop basal cell […]

Herbal Supplements Send Woman To ER

After using high amounts of hemp oil including CBD (cannabidiol), CBG (cannabigerol), and berberine supplements, a 56-year-old developed a serious heart rhythm issue. She explained to doctors that she was taking these supplements to assist her cope with a demanding job schedule. She was taken to a hospital emergency department after growing dizzy and fainting, […]

BREAKING NEWS: US To Extend COVID Public Health Emergency

As coronavirus cases rise again, the COVID-19 public health emergency will be extended into mid-July, allowing for the continuation of pandemic-era policies. As per WebMD, since January 2020, the emergency order has been renewed by the US Department of Health and Human Services. According to Bloomberg News, the declaration empowers the US to award emergency […]

How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘Covid-Proof’ Your Home

For two years, you beat the odds. You masked, kept your distance, got your shots. Now, despite those efforts, you, your child, or someone else in your home has come down with covid-19. And the last thing you want is for the virus to spread to everyone in the family or household. But how do […]

New Covered California Leader Urges Renewal of Enhanced Federal Aid for Health Premiums

When she was Pennsylvania’s insurance commissioner, Jessica Altman, the appointee of a Democratic governor, often bumped against the political limits of health care policy in a state where Republicans controlled the legislature. Despite the constraints of a divided government, Altman played a key role in persuading lawmakers in 2019 to join Gov. Tom Wolf in […]

The Relationship between Korean Parents’ Smartphone Addiction and That of Their Children: The Mediating Effects of Children’s Depression and Social Withdrawal

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 5;19(9):5593. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19095593. ABSTRACT With the number of smartphone users growing around the world, children are using smartphones from an increasingly early age. Consequently, a significant number of children are being exposed to the risk of smartphone addiction, which is emerging as a serious social problem. Smartphone […]