Author Archives: wpadmin

A Patient in the Lobby Refuses to Leave: Medical Emergency, Unhappy Customer or Active Shooter?

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD The receptionist interrupted me in the middle of my dictation. “There’s a woman and her husband at the front desk. She’s already been seen by Dr. Kim for chest pain, but refuses to leave and her husband seems really agitated. They’re demanding to speak with you.” I didn’t take the time… Read More »

Undergoing Chemo? Try This for 6 Weeks and Feel Better

For older adults undergoing chemotherapy, participating in a six-week structured exercise program can improve anxiety, mood and social and emotional well-being, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, reports Healio. Being diagnosed with cancer often increases a person’s chances of experiencing anxiety and mood disturbances. This not only can… Read More »