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What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »

What physicians should know before they’re interviewed by the media [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | April 9, 2021 “Lights, camera, action! You get a call from your hospital’s public relations office asking you to speak to the local news. Even though this isn’t your first time, your heart is pounding, with a mix of nerves and excitement. You start doubting whether you have… Read More »

All About PSA: Everything You Need to Know

First of all, what is PSA? PSA is a term that stands for prostate-specific antigen. PSAs are proteins that are created in the prostate tissue and are enzymes that free the sperm from the semen after ejaculation. These PSAs can be used to screen for prostate cancer. The History of PSAs The FDA approved PSA… Read More »

Ask Allison: ‘My husband and I fell out with his family after our wedding 20 years ago and I know he would like to reconnect. How can I help him?’

The Meghan and Harry interview brought back a lot of painful memories for us. My husband and I fell out with his family — they weren’t royals but they very much acted like it. His mother was very controlling and snobby. I was never good enough for her son and she was so rude to… Read More »

Testicular cancer: ‘If you think something is wrong, get it checked… the sooner you know, the sooner you can get things sorted’

Aidan Hunter has always been in good shape, enjoyed keeping fit and taking part in adrenalin-filled activities. So when he was travelling Europe in 2017, he challenged himself to jumping off an 80ft bridge. While he didn’t suffer any pain afterwards, he did experience some testicular swelling which he put down to a side effect… Read More »