Western Medicine

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County Circle of Promise

Leading into National Black History Month, it’s ideal for Late Night Health host Mark Alyn to have a discussion about how to rewrite breast cancer mortality history for African American women. In a conversation with Arnedra Jordan, an ambassador for the Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County Circle of Promise, Mark learns that gains from …

Doctors Are Not Following Their Own Advice—And They Are Burning Out

Doctors Are Not Following Their Own Advice—And They Are Burning Out Doctors are known for giving advice about healthy living—to eat a healthy diet, get enough sleep and downtime, and to enjoy healthy relationships, exercise, meditation and gratitude practices, but do they follow it? The answer is—not as much as they should. Over 50 percent …

Physician Burnout – Patient Beware!

In the increasing world of data based medicine and value based outcomes Physician Burnout is increasing at an alarming rate. Physicians describe this feeling like an overwhelming sense of physical, emotional and cerebrally/mental exhaustion. “We feel like our body’s are racing on overtime but moving at a snails pace where nothing gets finished.” There is …

Be Stroke Savvy With Dr. Ken Redcross

Strokes are the leading cause of disability in America and can result in depression, personality changes, poor memory, faulty judgment, concentration challenges, visual impairments and weakness. When it comes to the basics of stroke awareness most people know the risk factors that include: uncontrolled diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea; …

Artificial Intelligence From CureMetrix Helps To Find Breast Cancer

Today, mammography is a woman’s best defense when it comes to detecting breast cancer at its earliest. The technology has saved countless lives, but it’s not fool-proof. Radiologists are the doctors who specialize in reading the breast images taken during a mammography screening. And depending on breast density, the pictures don’t always tell the whole …