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Author - Dr. Charles H. Booras, MD

Special interest in Wellness and Preventive Medicine, Primary and Secondary prevention of Cardiovascular disease (Heart attack and Stroke), Cholesterol problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Depression, and Patient Education.

Articles

Men’s Health

The Medical Treatment of Hair Loss Baldness will develop in susceptible individuals because of the actions of a hormone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT), on the hair...

Diseases

Upper Respiratory Infections

The “Common Cold” The common cold, known medically as a URI, is caused by a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. It causes irritation...

Articles

Disease

Sleep Apnea Syndrome From the American Family Physician website. Colon Cancer: Today and the Future In 1997, there were 131,000 new cases of colorectal cancer...

Articles

Pediatrics

Breastfeeding Recommended as Best Human breast milk is better than infant formula as a source of nutrition for babies, according to a new policy statement...

MDC

Bone Densitometry

DPX bone densitometer measures changes in bone density precisely, providing invaluable information in the assessment of metabolic bone disease. Examinations...

Wellness

Avoiding Exercise Dropout

Fifty percent of people who begin an exercise program drop out within 6 months. Even dedicated exercisers have to overcome obstacles that could prevent them...

Medications

Calcium Supplementation

What Is Calcium? Calcium is a mineral that your body needs to build and maintain strong bones. It is not produced within the body so it must come from outside...

Diseases

Osteoporosis Risk Factors

More than 25 million Americans have osteoporosis. Complications of osteoporosis are the leading cause of a post-menopausal woman losing her independence...