Brent Michael MD
New Years Resolutions post by Brent Michael MD

New Years Resolutions Here comes that time of year where everyone starts asking everybody of their New Years Resolutions.  In turn, one of the all time cliche’s is to get healthier or to loose weight. When we think about that term, resolution, what comes to mind.  The definition means to resolve something.  How do we resolve that […]

Blood Pressure and Lifestyle Doctors prescribe medications to people with high blood pressure.  However, the majority of these patients do not need it once they have their weight and general health in check. Lifestyle should be the main focus when it comes taking BP medicine.  Dr. Carey is a renowned clinical endocrinologist and a leader in his […]

Listen to the doctor did a story where they interviewed Doctor William Schaffner.   Dr. Schaffner is the medical director for the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases.  He discusses the flu shot. He proceeded to say that people NEED to get a flu shot.  Whether your simply scared of the needle or against this vaccine in general. […]

Why We Do Our Own Echocardiograms, Xrays, Lab Work, Bone Density Scans, Testing, Carotid Duplex Ultrasound  In House Consumerism is starting to gain traction in the healthcare field.  More specialists and  a one stop shop type of Health facilities have different types of machines for different needs. Here is an example of a 2D Echocardiogram, completed In our […]

Award Reflects My Commitment to Service of Others I am honored and humbled to learn that I will receive the St. John of God Healing Award on November 11th at the Jonathon Club. As mentioned in this announcement, the award reflects both my values and the lessons of St. John who brought care and comfort to those […]

Suboxone has a lower risk of abuse because it doesn’t create a full opioid effect Recent studies have shown that for every 100,000 people in the U.S, 200 are addicted to heroin. Between 2002 and 2013 heroin use increased by 63 percent, and these metrics continue to rise year on year. Deaths caused by overdose have increased […]