Down Syndrome is the most common chromosome abnormality and one of the most well-known genetic disorders. It causes the most frequent form of intellectual disability developed by a mutation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 … Continue reading Down Syndrome and Prenatal Care: The Patient Profile.
By: Jason Comeau While the world continues to deal with and address the issues brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, one sense of normalcy that has returned is professional sports. As the Major League Baseball playoffs and World Series begin, … Continue reading The Epidemic You Haven’t Heard About: The Tommy John Epidemic
The history of humanity is full of painful episodes that changed our world view. In the years since the renaissance, there were many atrocities committed in the name of God. Scientists were condemned to death under the charges of heresy. … Continue reading Unethically Obtained Data! What Should We Do?
Every medical student remembers their first rotation. Most of us anticipate that transition between the classroom to the hospital when we finally get to put everything we’ve learned from textbooks into clinical practice. In the beginning, whenever my self-doubt showed up uninvited, I’d remind myself that (at the very least) l knew how to navigate sensitive conversations with patients burdened by difficult circumstances During my initial week of OB-GYN, I worked at the outpatient clinic where we mostly had prenatal visits and routine check-ups. On that Wednesday, one patient, in particular, was an 18-year old female who came dressed in … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud
October is the month of pink, primarily dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness Month and its signature color. This month is essential and utilized to educate women on the importance of breast checks and the signs to look for on the … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness