Tag Archives: questions from patients

Blood Test For Heart Disease

  Question: Dear Dr. Dan, Last month the FDA approved the “Plac Test”. It’s a blood test to help predict heart disease risk. How will this blood test be [..]

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Hip Replacements and Heart Health

Question: Dear Dr. Dan, What concerns should a person with a hip replacement have regarding metal ions being released into the body and the (possible) affects on the [..]

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Dr.Dan on NBC News with Brian Williams tonight!

The FDA is concerned about the sleeping pill AMBIEN, and it’s long lasting effects, especially on women. FDA is considering making changes to the recommended dosage. NBC Nightly News interviewed Dr. [..]

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The Dying Patient

The patient is hooked up to machines…breathing machines, blood pressure machines, tubes and more tubes. Days go by and hopes and fears abound. Different shifts of nurses, therapists [..]

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The Orthopedist

This is the third installment of my blog series – defining what different types of doctors do. Thinking of them as bone doctors describes only a small portion [..]

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