Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women

>>Thank you for joining us today no matter when or how you’re tuning in. I’m Dr. John Iskander. It’s my pleasure to welcome you to CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for January 2017 on the unique challenges of opioid use disorder in women. This is a picture of one of my closest friends. Someone I hoped could be here herself. […]

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Dissecting the Vaping Illness Mystery | WSJ

– [Narrator] This is an x-ray of the lungs of one of the teenagers hospitalized after vaping THC. All of this white cloudiness means there’s a lot of inflammation in his lungs, and that’s making it hard for him to breathe. So, what’s making his lungs go from this to this? This patient is one in an exploding pattern of […]

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CDC Grand Rounds: Autism Spectrum Disorder

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON. I’M JOHN ISKANDER. WELCOME TO THE APRIL, 2014, CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUND SESSION. THE GRAND ROUND IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON ALL OF YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA SITES. WE HAVE A FEATURED VIDEO SEGMENT CALLED BEYOND THE DATA, WHICH IS POSTED SHORTLY AFTER THE SESSION FEATURING ONE OF OUR SPEAKERS. SPEAKING OF SOCIAL MEDIA, WE WANTED OUR AUDIENCE […]

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A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their preliminary stages, and there remains […]

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Valley Fever: The Mysterious Illness Affecting Farm Workers | NBC News

Many have heard of valley fever but they don’t know the details, they don’t know it’s increasing. They don’t know how bad it can become. Imelda is not alone. A potentially deadly virus known as valley fever is hitting california farm workers hard in the central valley. I see at least three to four patients with valley fever every single […]

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