Celebrated Physician: Clint Pettit, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 07, 2017

Why Palliative Care? In recent years, more and more patients facing a serious illness have turned to the complimentary discipline…

Today’s stone age: How to eat to prevent kidney stones

by Daniel Marchalik, MD, Director, Ambulatory Urologic Surgery
July 05, 2017

Kidney stones are very common: Men have a nearly one in five chance of developing kidney stones over their lifetime,…

2017’s growing tick problem: How to protect yourself

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Section Director of Infectious Diseases
June 29, 2017

We’re reminded every spring and summer to beware the return of the tick. These tiny, bloodsucking parasites carry a wide…

How smartphones and apps are changing emergency department care

by Jeffrey Dubin, MD, Chief Medical Officer
June 26, 2017

A mainstay of the “Star Trek” TV and movie franchise is the medical tricorder. This versatile piece of technology allows…

Celebrated Physician: Pamela Paufler, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 22, 2017

Who is Dr. Paufler? Many physicians have pursued other careers before entering medicine, but the path Pamela Paufler, MD took…

When to see a headache specialist for migraine relief

by Marc F. Schlosberg, MD, Neurologist
June 21, 2017

More than 38 million people in the U.S. are affected by migraines, a neurological disorder that causes intense headache episodes….