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Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

D. Todd Detar, DO Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I… Read More »

If I Can Be Safe Working as An ER Doctor Caring for COVID Patients, We Can Make Schools Safe for Children, Teachers, and Families

By AMY CHO We need to stop arguing about whether schools should reopen and instead do the work to reopen schools safely. Community prevalence of COVID-19 infection helps to quantify risk, but reopening decisions should not be predicated on this alone. Instead of deciding reopening has failed when an infected student or teacher comes to school,… Read More »

A Handful of Nuts a Day Keeps The Doctor Away

An analysis of existing studies on nut consumption and disease risk has revealed that individuals who consume 20g (a handful) of nuts each day have a reduced risk of cancer, heart disease and other conditions. The analysis has shown that 20g a day can reduce coronary heart disease risk by practically 30%, cancer risk by… Read More »