Pediatrics

Men’s Health, Pediatrics, Women’s Health

Signs It’s Time for a Tonsillectomy

Your tonsils play a role in your immune system, however – for some – tonsils can seem to cause more harm than good. If you’re someone who frequently gets severe, painful sore throats, you may be wondering whether you should consider having surgery to remove your tonsils. This type of surgery is known as a tonsillectomy.

Cardiac / Heart Health, Parenting, Pediatrics

Required CPR Training for Students: New Research Proves Its Worth

People who know cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save lives in the event of an emergency. One way states are hoping to increase the number of potential lifesavers is by requiring high school students to learn CPR, along with how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED). New Jersey is one state that mandates this medical education, and new preliminary research that was presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium confirms such programs are effective.