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  • Relearning What We Knew: Antibiotics Don’t Help In Sinus Infections

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 17, 2012 | 2:47 pm

    Most of us are personally familiar with the symptoms of a sinus infection – congested nose, cough, fever, pain in the forehead or cheeks, and general misery. It’s impossible not to feel sympathetic for patients with sinus infections, and it’s understandable that they want to do... read on

  • Tai Chi Improves Balance in Patients with Parkinson’s

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 10, 2012 | 5:32 pm

    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder. Parkinson’s biggest initial impact is on how patients move. Patients have tremors and have difficulty initiating movement. They walk with short shuffling steps. Balance worsens and falls are common. Parkinson’s disease... read on

  • Amputations in Diabetics Decline Dramatically

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 3, 2012 | 7:34 am

    Diabetes can lead to numerous serious complications. It is a major risk factor for stroke and heart attack. Diabetes can damage the retina and is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in the US. It can damage the kidneys and is the greatest cause of need for dialysis. It can... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Practicing internal medicine in Beverly Hills since 2000, Dr. Fuchs brags that his practice is “tiny and meant to stay that way.” He has blogged for the past three years...

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