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Who should get screened for depression? What are the treatment options available?

By: Dr. Jose E. Igoa DHR Health Behavioral Hospital The holidays can be full of joy, but it is also important to check in on friends...

I have gallstones. What next?

By Cera Kroenke, D.O. DHR Health Surgery Institute Gallstones are very common, with over 15% of the adult population in the United States affected. Gallstones can...

What is angina and how do we diagnose it?

By: Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute The evaluation of chest pain is one of the main reasons for outpatient visits in Cardiology and can...

If I am in pain, how can electrodiagnostic procedures help me identify nerve or...

By: Dr. Mariam Washington DHR Health Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Electrodiagnostics, often misnamed as EMG only, can help identify the source of a patient’s pain and...

Understanding Hospice Care: What to Expect From Hospice Palliative Care Awareness Month

By: Dr. Daniel Tamez Executive Vice President – DHR Health System  Hospice Palliative Care Awareness Month offers an opportunity to shed light on an essential facet...

If I have a seizure does it mean that I have epilepsy?

By: Dr. Leonel Estofan DHR Health Neuroscience Institute A patient who presents with a first seizure is in quite distress, whether as a child or adult....

National Diabetes Month: What should you know about managing diabetes?

Maria Belen Naranjo, MD Endocrinologist DHR Health Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood...

Staying Healthy Down the Stretch By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D.

By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D. DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, I love the fall sports season. Instinctively I think...

How do I know if I have arthritis, a sprain, or a fracture?

By: Dr. Patrick Sander DHR Health Orthopedic Institute Arthritis, sprains, and broken bones all have one thing in common. They each cause pain. It would be...

Modern Medicine’s Triumph Over Tendinopathy: A Multifaceted Approach

By: Sujan Gogu, DO, FAAFP CAQ Sports Medicine CAQ Pain Medicine DHR Health Sports Medicine Tendinopathy, a chronic condition characterized by tendon degeneration, has long plagued athletes,...