November is Prematurity Awareness Month
Chances are, you know of someone who was either born prematurely or had a child that was born prematurely. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely around the world. Tragically, 1 million of these babies are unable to thrive and pass away from complications caused by prematurity. The United States reports one of the highest rates of premature births of all industrialized nations, with…Read More
My Doctor Won’t Shake My Hand—Good!
Imagine the following scenario. You walk into your doctor’s office for an appointment. You check in at the front desk and are then called back to an examination room. You hear a knock after a few minutes, and in walks the doctor. You are prepared to greet your doctor with a handshake, but to your surprise, the doctor keeps his hands at his side, greets…Read More