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Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?
Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more
Chinese Medicine: Chinese herbs are given in the context of traditional chinese medicine. It's important to consider them a part of a whole system of care. A couple of resources to get you started include an article: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1071750/ and a web site: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/whatiscam/chinesemed.Htm. ...Read more
I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?
What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more
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Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?
Call State Med Socie: I personally am not aware of any specific md that meets that criteria, but you can get guidance from the local chapter of the medical society (state and local). They can direct you to a list of names or refer you to another resource. Good luck. ...Read more
Wife going thru menopause, very depressed, effecting our marriage, tried everything from drs to specialists, naturopaths & meditation, any suggestions?
Cognitive therapy: Cognitive-behavioral therapy and/or couples therapy may be a helpful intervention here. While menopause may have seemed like where it started, this could be a correlated or coincidental event. Keeping your own head above water by maintaining your own mental and physical health is another way you can help, or at least prevent things from getting worse. Hang in there and seek some additional help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mixed feeling: Naturopaths mostly survive by debunking conventional doctors and make money selling unregulated and untested potions of dubious merit. Save your money. Acupuncture has some merit and there are clinical trials documenting the value in certain conditions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do i find a god healt app/tracker/diary for Android (methyltestosterone)? All in one app. Sleep, walk, helth, medicin, food etc
No great app alone: Particular in regards to sleep tracker, the app alone programs without an associated externalized tracking device, are rather inaccurate(even the best app SleepCycle). Your best best is probably picking up a Fitbit or Jawbone and using their respective companion app. ...Read more
Am type1diabetic, hv tried to find app that shows diff. Restaurants w/nutrition info since count carbs (religiously!); help w/ spec.App=restaur.=crbs?
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
Any recommendations 4 knowledgeable & caring rheumotalogist & endocrinologist in los angeles area within kaiser permanente network?
See details: Go online to kaiser's website or call them directly. Physician recommendations are not a function of this website. ...Read more
I have a primary but interested in intragrative medicine-help me find an intragrative / holistic doctor near where i live 30min south of cleveland oh?
Australia: A bit more than here, especially loving tenents, due to demand. ...Read more