When not discussing hospital business, their emails, texts and face-to-faces can at times pivot to such abstruse topics as hemp protein and nutritional yeast. Omega 3’s and omega 6’s. Dr. Michael Greger and Mike the Vegan. […]
Author: Kenneth Ho
The pandemic, as lethal as it was in the Bronx, gave telehealth much neededlife. Prior to the Covid-19 outbreak, the advent of telehealth was slowed by regulatory burdens. By providers schooled on the importance of touch. […]
Social emergency medicine is an emerging branch of emergency medicine. By definition, it’s the interplay of social forces and the emergency care system, and how they interact to affect the health of patients and the community. […]
The COVID-19 pandemic presented oursociety with a crisis not seen for generations. One part of the COVID crisis has deep roots in medical ethics. The challenges have ranged from as simple as wearing a mask in public, to
as complex as usage of lifesaving treatments such as ventilators or dialysis. The decisions and judgments made by national leaders, hospitals and at times individual health care providers often invoked
The documentary “Do No Harm,” explores the national suicide crisis among physicians, who kill themselves at a rate twice the national average. Many of these physicians are young (under 40), a significant percentage of whom are […]
A day after being brutally attacked by an ex-boyfriend wielding a machete, a 20-year-old woman was rushed into an operating room at St. Barnabas Hospital to repair the devastation that had been done to her face. […]
As some of you may know, the World Health Organization named 2020 the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife,” as it is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. What a year to set aside for nurses! When picturing the year of the nurse, we imagined a celebration – not a pandemic – and certainly would have hoped for a more propitious year.
To be as concise as possible, there are two components which contribute largely to the success of one’s retirement plans: investment return and how much money you need to withdraw from your portfolio, known as your withdrawal rate. This is not to say that there are not other key variables.. But those two are a good place to start when evaluating your retirement prospects.
COVID-19 hit us like a tornado. The hospital system was completely overwhelmed. During this time, I witnessed an unprecedented loss of life. Now I am picking up the pieces, much like a survivor of a massive storm would, returning home to survey the damage.
SBH physicians feel strongly about their patients staying healthy because good health plays such a big part in their own lives. Here is a look at how several stay in shape regardless of their long work […]
The patient, a 78-year-old woman with diabetes, hypertension, and a history of foot ulcers, was well known to the team of podiatrists, who over the years had performed several debridement procedures on her feet. Unfortunately, it […]
By Steven Reichert, MD, Director, Palliative Care A 60-year-old man presents to the emergency room via ambulance with complaints of severe shortness of breath and malaise. He has a history of bipolar illness, severe COPD and […]
By Howard Hook Howard Hook is a fee-only Certified Financial Planner and CPA with the wealth management firm of EKS Associates in Princeton, NJ.He has been named to Medical Economics’ list of top financial planners for […]
By Steven Clark It was 1980, a very different time for women in medicine, when Dr. Judith Berger, a freshly minted medical school graduate waddled into a Brooklyn hospital to begin her internship. She was seven […]
It is estimated that more than 50 million Americans have a food allergy of some kind. Food allergies are estimated to affect six percent of children and four percent of adults, according to the Centers for […]
By Steven Clark At first, Jocelyn Colon tried not to grow too attached to her newborn son, who “had tubes coming out of every part of his body.” After all, as she had been told, the […]
By Angela Babaev, DNP Care and sense of duty are some of the initial thoughts that come to mind when we think of a nurse. Being a nurse is significantly more than a health care professional. […]
By Steven Clark An exciting new concept in fitness arrives in the Bronx this spring when the 50,000 square foot SBH Health and Wellness Center opens. The new fitness center is the product of a partnership […]
By Nicole Thorsvik, DO My path to a career in medicine was not a direct one. As a first-generation college student, my focus had been on gaining acceptance to a university, not on what I would […]
Interventional radiology, the medical specialty that provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and disease treatment, has been called “the surgery of the new millennium.” By using such technologies as digital subtraction flouroscopy, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance […]