A Promising Tool to Prevent the “Tripledemic” Resurgence

We now have a new immunization for all infants to prevent a leading cause of pediatric acute respiratory illness and hospitalization: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Each year in the United States, RSV infection is responsible for between 58,000 to 80,000 hospitalizations and 100 to 300 deaths in infants and children under 5 years old. According […]

Should Medical Board Exams Allow for Cellphones During Test-Taking Sessions!

Medical Information versus Medical Knowledge We should not mistake medical information for medical knowledge! The bubble of multibillion dollar medical test-prep industry that has ambiently permeated  the entire medical board-related  activities  appears to favor substitution of bits of information over knowledge. I do, however,  firmly believe that the top two most prestigious medical exam producers of […]

Western Philosophy and the Art of Medical Board Exam Preparation!

The impact of Plato and Aristotle is felt more than ever on the current COMLEX and USMLE examinations. In the world of information technology, wherein everyone feels that they know it all, the art that distinguishes physicians from others was already alluded to almost 2500 years ago! Plato praised knowledge, and Aristotle, the ability to classify and […]

Telemedicine: Revolutionizing Healthcare Delivery

Stay Connected to Your Health Anytime and Anywhere The Future of Healthcare Delivery Introduction Telemedicine is transforming the healthcare industry, providing patients with increased accessibility, improved convenience, and reduced costs. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telemedicine, making it a permanent aspect of the healthcare landscape. In this article, we will explore the […]

Weight Loss Pills

The New Age of New Year’s Resolution! January of 2023 may be remembered  as the month that  an overwhelming number of people requested weight-control pills from their doctors.  The leading impetus for this phenomenon appears to have been fueled by several Hollywood celebrities who have acknowledged the use of Ozempic as their trendy weight loss remedy. In this […]

COVID-19, Air Travel, and Australian Open

What is the fair proof of immunity against COVID virus for air travelers? How should we accommodate the needs of anti-vaxxers in our world? COVID-related immunological concepts made easy for everyone! Mini Review of Diagnostic and Serological COVID Tests Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis player, was unknown to me until the COVID-19 controversy made him […]