Dr. David Sherer is bold enough to tell you what others in the medical profession haven't the courage to say, with inside information on health, healthcare, related public policy and the latest in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Expectant mothers, beware! There’s a clear link between depression in mothers who deliver by cesarean section and the use of general anesthesia. Here’s why, and self-defense.
Music therapy is an inexpensive and easy way to transform your mood. You might be surprised by the positive benefits you will accrue, whether by listening or making your own.
There are proven ways to give vaccinations that are virtually painless. And less pain is what a fatigued and scared populace needs now, don't you think?
The news is full of stories about the new vaccines against COVID-19: who is producing it, safety, effectiveness, etc. But few people fully understand what vaccination actually mean...
A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.
Let's examine what has happened in seven months about our understanding of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and gain some perspective for the future.
Who owns your medical record? Is it you, the doctor or healthcare organization(s)? What if you’ve seen doctors at different hospitals and clinics? The answers may surprise you.
In the battle against COVID-19, we can find hope from another long-feared viral disease, hepatitis C. If you are at high risk, talk to your doctor about getting tested.
You likely know more your hair stylist than the people watching over your health. Here’s the education and cost doctors endure to be able to treat you.
New mothers are especially at risk of migraine after giving birth, whether vaginal or by C-section. Self-defense against this anesthesia side effect.
Prepare in advance for better care during a telemedicine consult. Eight-point checklist to help you communicate efficiently and effectively.
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised fears about being on a ventilator. Here’s what it means…plus tips should that unlikely but daunting prospect arise.
As a physician who has studied epidemiology, statistics and infectious disease, I believe the risks of the new coronavirus are overblown. Here’s why…
The number of doctors in the US will soon be insufficient to meet America's growing and aging populace. Six steps to protect ourselves.
Why a miracle cure for sickle cell disease gives hope for patients with cancer, neurologic, autoimmune, endocrine and other "hopeless" diseases.
Many people make New Year’s resolutions that are broken by Valentine’s Day. But, if you plan to keep one resolution, let it be this…
Long ER visits have been an issue for years but it appears to be getting worse. Seven steps you can take to help yourself and others.
Why is it that men are so stubborn about taking care of themselves? Articles put out by The Huffington Post…
Emotional illness is the one commonly avoided health issue. Sufferers are mistakenly seen as deficient in character, moral fiber or both.
20% of medical school enrollment is at osteopathic schools. How their training differs from a medical doctor’s and how it affects your care…