Prostate health requires public awareness
It’s counterintuitive that the second-leading cause of cancer death in men is also one of the most manageable when detected early, but this is the reality of prostate cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 220,000 American men (7,500 of them in Georgia) will be diagnosed with prostate... Read more
Recently the Department of Community Health decided not to move forward with a plan to improve health care access for the uninsured people of the state. Georgia officials said the plan was just “too costly, with administrative costs alone estimated at $3.5 million.” Georgia has among the highest rates... Read more
What physicians do isn’t normal. I remember leaving the soccer fields of Emory University, where I was an All-American player, to arrive in medical school to a room full of cadavers. That’s just not normal. Several years later, I was working as a resident in the emergency room at... Read more
Circumcision usually a beneficial step for newborn boys
Dr. Bob Wiskind has practiced general pediatrics in Atlanta for more than 20 years.   He was a longtime board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric IPA, and currently serves as president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. For thousands of years male infants have... Read more
Managing concussions in children and adolescents
Dr. Bob Wiskind has practiced general pediatrics in Atlanta for more than 20 years.   He was a longtime board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric IPA, and currently serves as president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Concussions can happen at any age if... Read more

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