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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 »

Boy’s leukaemia missed by doctor

The parents of a young British boy who was diagnosed with a form of cancer say the diagnosis has turned their “whole world upside down” after alleging the doctor originally misdiagnosed the boy with growing pains. Jaxson Clark, 4, was taken to the doctor by his parents in November experiencing a temperature, swelled lymph nodes,… Read More »

Can a primary doctor prescribe antidepressants

Depression impacts people in many different ways. Family doctors generally have an understanding of the most common symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, when many of the symptoms of depression are viewed independently, it delays appropriate treatment. Depression does not treat everyone equally. Because of this, seeking professional treatment is crucial to healing and managing depressive illness.… Read More »

Watch This Doctor Debunk a Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory About ‘The Simpsons’

R Franca / EyeEmGetty Images In a new YouTube video, family medicine physician Dr. Mikhail “Mike” Varshavski discusses popular coronavirus myths and conspiracy theories. Some of the most outrageous theories include a reference to The Simpsons. Unfortunately, he explains that vodka—while useful in quarantine for drinking—is also not a viable sanitizing method. Finding information about… Read More »