Paramedic Stress and Burnout?

As someone who spent 16 years in the emergency room and has friends who are/were paramedics …and almost married one years ago, I can honestly say that a recent article in The Austin Chronicle (5/8/15) is one of the most disturbing things I’ve ever read. Paramedic stress and burnout is beyond what many imagine in […]

Double Mastectomy And Survival Rates In Breast Cancer

Double Mastectomy And Survival Rates In Breast Cancer; Fact & Fiction In a recent article published by ScienceDaily, surveys show that most women with breast cancer wrongly believe that a double mastectomy will increase their chances of survival. “Studies have shown that for women at average risk of a second cancer, removing the unaffected breast […]

Better Urgent Care For Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy Need More Than Emergency Room Care Hundreds of thousands of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and other treatments visit emergency rooms nationally every year as their only alternative for after-hours care. Fatigue and vomiting after chemo alone can lead to dehydration and cascade into more severe symptoms and complications. If left unchecked […]