PulsePoint app launches in Norfolk thanks to help from EVMS
When a cardiac emergency occurs, the app will notify nearby Norfolk residents trained in hands-only CPR.
Celebrity deaths, new study heighten focus on suicide
In the midst of two celebrity deaths in one week, a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this week shows suicide rates are up by 30 percent since 1999.
How to solve swimmer’s ear at home
Summer is here and school is out, which means that many children will spend the long, hot days swimming in the nearest pool. While it’s a great way to cool off, for some, it can end with a call to a physician.
Summertime play gives room for tiny ticks to cause big problems
“Spring and summer are peak weather for ticks,” says Brian Budenholzer, MD, Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine. “They have the nasty habit of carrying diseases and when they attach themselves they can spread those diseases to us.”
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