D. Alwinsky, M.D.
Saturday December 1, 2018 7:15AM ET
A disease centuries old appears again and it appears in one of the most developed countries. The Southern U.S. is hit by typhus and it seems it has a good chance to spread widely. But why?
Saturday October 6, 2018 7:03AM ET
It's a well-known scene from a crime series: A child comes to a hospital, the staff notice bone breaks that have nothing to do with the current condition and the answer is simple - that's a clear case of domestic violence.
Saturday August 4, 2018 7:15AM ET
A heated debate about genders is underway, and it shows something very disturbing: schools and common sense totally failed in the western world.
Saturday July 7, 2018 6:32AM ET
Trichomoniasis or trich as it is also known, is a very common sexually transmitted disease (STD) with symptoms that vary. But however common it may be, most people don't know they are infected.
Saturday April 7, 2018 7:32AM ET
Ogilvie syndrome is the acute dilation of the colon with an interesting clinical picture: it suggests mechanical obstruction but there is no evidence of such an obstruction.
Saturday February 3, 2018 12:35PM ET
What's the connection between fabulous beer and fluoride in drinking water? You can find the answer in the second largest city in Michigan, the place where you can find more breweries than you can imagine, and their beer as far away as Dublin and London.
Saturday November 4, 2017 8:50AM ET
More than two million cases of sexually transmitted disease were reported in the US in 2016, the highest number ever. The steepest increases had gonorrhea occurring among men – especially gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.
Saturday October 7, 2017 10:00AM ET
Vaccines are a great way to protect individuals and the society against diseases. However, a growing number of people is rejecting vaccination putting their children and themselves in danger. All because of one fraudulent research paper.
Saturday September 9, 2017 9:13AM ET
If there is a disease that we could call interesting from the medical point of view, Crohn's would be it. Symptoms range from mild to severe, it is highly personalized, and number of patients is increasing, particularly in the developing world.
Saturday July 1, 2017 9:00AM ET
When a diagnosis is accurate and made in time, a patient has the best opportunity for a positive health outcome. But, sometimes the diagnosis can be difficult to determine and to make a clinical decision, some rules must be followed.
Saturday May 6, 2017 7:32AM ET
You learned hard as a student and as an experienced doctor you have successfully treated a number of patients. But, at one point in your life, everything you learned may start to work against you.
Saturday March 4, 2017 7:14AM ET
You don't have to be a top athlete to push the knee over the limit and into a pain and literally destroy it.