Jewish Journal

  • Is There a Patient Educator in the House?

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 17, 2010 | 4:44 pm

    … or, An Angioplasty Also Won’t Make You Taller

    Over a million coronary angioplasties are performed in the US each year.  In this procedure a thin tube is threaded into a narrowed coronary artery.  Through this tube a balloon is inflated to open the narrowed artery, and then a... read on

  • Salmonella Sunny Side Up

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 3, 2010 | 3:04 pm

    This summer a Salmonella outbreak traced to contaminated eggs has sickened over 1,000 people and led to the recall of over 500 million eggs.

    Eggs are particularly susceptible to Salmonella contamination.  The outsides of egg shells can be contaminated by bacteria if they come into... read on