Archives for: April 2022

USPSTF Updates Anxiety Screening Recommendations

April 27th, 2022
  Children as young as eight years old should be screened for anxiety, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends.   New Draft Guidance   Written by the USPSTF, the guidance suggests children and adolescents between ages… more »

“Selfies” Could be Fueling Need for Plastic Surgery

April 20th, 2022
  A new study suggests that unlike photos taken with regular cameras, smartphone “selfies” distort facial features. And those unappealing results may be fueling a hankering for plastic surgery.   New Study   According to the study author, social me… more »

New Technique to Help Treat Kidney Stones

April 13th, 2022
  A new noninvasive ultrasound technique is capable of quickly pulverizing kidney stones, an early study shows. Researchers believe this is a first step toward a simpler, anesthesia free treatment for a painful problem.   Treating Kidney Stones   T… more »

Bruce Willis’s Family Announces Aphasia Diagnosis

April 6th, 2022
  Bruce Willis’s family announced the actor will be stepping away from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia.   Aphasia Diagnosis   Aphasia is a condition that affects your ability to communicate. It can affect your speech, as well as the way y… more »