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Doctor explains blood clot warning signs amid AstraZeneca vaccine investigation

Concern over blood clots in a small number of patients who have received the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have led to a number of countries suspending its use. But out of 20 million people who were vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of March in the UK, only 79 people had blood clots, and 19 people died.… Read More »

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 »

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 »