Dr. Susan Molchan

Beware of medical advice from the mainstream media

Kevin Lomangino of Health News Review explains how you and the rest of America may end up duped by medical advice from the mainstream media. Even the medical correspondents in the big media outlets...

What should you do if you get the flu?

Most doctors and other health experts agree that the flu shot is worth it, particularly for children and older adults, who are at highest risk for complications if they get the flu. But, this flu...

For knee pain, avoid arthroscopic surgery

Kaiser Health News reports that international health experts and patients say that for knee pain its best to avoid arthroscopic surgery. According to the study published in BMJ, people with...

Living with dementia movement

After being diagnosed with dementia and told essentially that their lives were over, a number of people who did not feel quite ready for being shelved away brought about a “Living with Dementia”...

Bladder control problems and how to treat them

Many older adults have problems with bladder control or urinary incontinence (UI). According to the American College of Physicians, UI affects about half of all women 40 to 60 years old and about...

Caring for a loved one with mild dementia

A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease is challenging for both the individual and his or her family members. On one hand, you want to respect your loved one’s independence as much...

Managing arthritis pain

More than 54 million Americans have arthritis, including about half of all older adults.  People with arthritis generally feel pain or stiffness in their joints–knees, hips, shoulders, wrists...