Health And Fitness

Is Homemade Slime Safe?

June 21, 2017

In an effort to make sure the barn door is firmly bolted shut now that the horses are long gone, let me give you the quick version: there’s nothing in homemade slime that’s likely to hurt anyone, as long as it’s “used as directed.” […]

Health And Fitness

Treating a Fever: Acetaminophen vs. Ibuprofen

June 20, 2017

There are a lot of myths about fever. 98.6 F is not and has never been the “normal” temperature. Fevers, themselves, cause no harm. They also don’t help very much. In the modern world, fever is not a necessary or particularly useful part of your immune response. […]

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Professor's Perspective

Whooping Cough In Children

April 12, 2017

Whooping cough is no laughing matter. Older children and adults often contract it, but what about newborns who are at most risk? […]

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Health And Fitness

Codeine For Children? Just Say NO!

January 24, 2017

Here’s the message to take away – codeine is a terrible choice for treating children’s pain, and we ought to just stop using it. […]

Health And Fitness

How to Treat Those Winter Nosebleeds

January 24, 2017

With dry Winter weather comes the common nosebleed. Whether you are a child or adult, these tips will help treat and prevent those seasonal gushers. […]

Professor Chats

Medical School for Everyone: Your Questions Answered

January 3, 2017

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a doctor? Curious how emergency room staff solve medical mysteries under extraordinary pressures? Join Dr. Roy Benaroch, a practicing physician, as he answers your medical questions and provides insights into a day in the life of a medical doctor. […]

The Torch Podcast

Special Edition: The Ebola Outbreak

December 20, 2016

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is larger than any other Ebola outbreak in history, having over 1700 confirmed cases and over 950 deaths to date. […]

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