Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol

The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol is a new approach to preparing for surgery and recovering that can help you heal faster, avoid complications and rely less on narcotic pain killers.

Part of the ERAS protocol is drinking nutritional supplements up to the day of your surgery. You’ll also start taking nonnarcotic pain medication to jump-start your pain control

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Medicare telehealth services in 2022

Question: Has the Medicare telemedicine list changed for 2022?

Answer: As Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to evaluate the inclusion of telehealth services that were temporarily added to the Medicare telehealth services list during the COVID-19 public health emergency, they have finalized that certain services added to the Medicare telehealth services list will remain on the list

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TMS for anxiety: Benefits, effects, & more

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a procedure that uses an electromagnetic coil close to the skull to deliver magnetic pulses into the brain. These pulses can alter nerve cell activity in areas of the brain involved in mood regulation, which may help treat anxiety.

It is typical to experience occasional anxiety, but if someone feels frequently or constantly anxious, this

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Bills, NFL Foundation to assist Mental Health Advocates of

In recent years, athletes have felt more comfortable speaking out about how professional sports impact their mental health. For the longest time, toxic lines like “Shut up and dribble” have made it seem like athletes are just there for entertainment and haven’t been treated like human beings. Even though they play sports on a professional level, they still go through

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The Power of Vitamin D

It’s no secret that vitamin D is critical to balancing many areas of health. But from pediatric broken bones to cluster headaches, physicians and scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) are still learning just how powerful the so-called “sunshine vitamin” is.


Vitamin D deficiency is already extremely common, affecting approximately 42% of the

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Whatever Happened to the ‘Pro-Jewish’ Left?

It is a truism among many observers of the current socio-political scene that politics has become a substitute religion for large numbers of Americans. Writing about the sacralization of politics, Shadi Hamid, for example, stated that “on the left, the ‘woke’ take religious notions such as original sin, atonement, ritual, and excommunication and repurpose them for secular ends…; [while] on

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