Tag Archives: Doctors

Doctors face pay cuts, furloughs and supply shortages as coronavirus pushes primary care to the brink

Dr Greg Gulbransen performs a medical checkup on a 72-year-old man with Leukemia who is presumed to have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while at his pediatric practice in Oyster Bay, New York, U.S., April 13, 2020. Lucas Jackson | Reuters Dr. Rafael Guillen spends a lot of time on the phone these days. His practice… Read More »

Symptomatic employees often turn to online searches rather that doctors

A new survey polling thousands of international office workers suggests that two in five will opt to search their symptoms online and self-medicate rather than visit a doctor, with the same amount admitting that doing so makes them more nervous about seeking care from a professional. On the flip side, a similar portion of respondents… Read More »

Authentic Doctors V/S Quacks: Do You Really Know the Difference?

Every year thousands of people all over the world die due to wrong medical consultancy, erroneous treatment and taking wrongly prescribed medications. The main culprits behind such incidents are unqualified medical practitioners, also known as quacks. They are expert manipulators armed with fake degrees and medical certificates. Doctors, as we all know, are a respected… Read More »

Doctors Are Prescribing Kids Drugs That Aren’t FDA-Approved for Certain Conditions

A study by researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are increasingly being prescribed drugs that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the conditions they are trying to treat, reports Rutgers Today. The FDA describes the use of a drug… Read More »