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Kidney Stones are On the Rise May 23rd, 2017

In the past, medical textbooks described the typical person unlucky enough to develop a kidney stone as a white, middle-aged, obese man who eats an unhealthy diet and doesn’t drink enough fluids. Those books may need an update.  A new study has found not only that the incidence of kidney...

How to prepare for your upcoming procedure May 23rd, 2017

Any procedures can be frightening and it is best to understand what is going to get done and the risks, benefits and alternatives to treatment.Once you and your Doctor decide that surgery will help you, you will need to learn what to expect from the surgery and create a treatment...

The possible causes of your gross UTI May 23rd, 2017

In February, after days of experiencing debilitating back pain, Angela Trostle figured she had pulled a muscle from working out.But when her fever spiked and she couldn’t get out of bed, her doctor nearly sent her to the hospital.“I couldn’t move,” recalls the 29-year-old publicist. “My body was shutting down...

Don’t Mess with Your Kidneys – A Personal Experience May 23rd, 2017

I am so so happy and feel so lucky to have my health. My story below is a reminder on how quickly it could be taken away from you.  My recent experience drives it home on how important it is to take action when you recognize something is wrong. Even if you...

Patients Honor Dr. David Shusterman For Compassion May 23rd, 2017

Dr. David Shusterman of New York, New York is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews.NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. David Shusterman was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification.(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130327/DC84466)Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access...