Readers and Tweeters Dispense Timely Advice for Difficult Times

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names. How to Explain Vaccines to People Who Resist Them Here is an attempt to write something that might convince people who resist getting vaccinations (“Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal: Nursing Home… Read More »

Creatine Guide for Muscle Growth

Creatine is one of the most popular supplements for enhancing your performance in the gym. In fact, it can help increase strength, muscle mass, and exercise performance. Furthermore, creatine can offer many benefits, like protecting yourself against neurological diseases. What Is Creatine? Naturally, creatine is found in the muscle cells. It is a combination of… Read More »

How Does the Misuse of Alcohol Affect Your Body

Many people all over the world enjoy drinking. In some countries, drinking is considered a national hobby. It is legal in most places, so buying liquor is not a problem for most people. Unfortunately, alcohol can be strongly addictive, and its misuse can be very destructive. The impact begins from the very first sip. The… Read More »

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 »