Enoch Choi, MD's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/242516 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Herbal tea to heal a broken rib thanks to Virginia Lee Adi ( http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1016067473 ) for this gift of her Enoch Choi, MD Thu, 14 Jan 2010 12:37:37 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/152613/Herbal-tea-to-heal-a-broken-rib http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/152613/Herbal-tea-to-heal-a-broken-rib 2nd Wave of H1N1 Widespread Across America, Get Immunized! Fall is here, school is back in session, and once again it’s time to gear up for flu season. This yea Enoch Choi, MD Sat, 26 Sep 2009 17:28:39 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/124636/2nd-Wave-of-H1N1-Widespread-Across-America--Get-Immunized http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/124636/2nd-Wave-of-H1N1-Widespread-Across-America--Get-Immunized Do I have Swine Flu? Join me on a free Health Chat to discuss swine flu on Wednesday April 29th at 1PM EST. To register, g Enoch Choi, MD Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:58:55 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/83652/Do-I-have-Swine-Flu http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/83652/Do-I-have-Swine-Flu Is It the Common Cold Or Something More Serious? On Tuesday Mar 17, 2009, 03:00PM (EST) I'll be on a webchat answering questions about colds and flu: Enoch Choi, MD Fri, 13 Mar 2009 18:11:22 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/70703/Is-It-the-Common-Cold-Or-Something-More-Serious http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/70703/Is-It-the-Common-Cold-Or-Something-More-Serious Federal cases deny association between vaccines and autism. Three separate federal cases denied any association between vaccines and autism, according to rulings Enoch Choi, MD Thu, 19 Feb 2009 20:25:22 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/63946/Federal-cases-deny-association-between-vaccines-and-autism http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/63946/Federal-cases-deny-association-between-vaccines-and-autism Salmonella typhimurium outbreak sickens 388 I'll be chatting about this on KGO810AM radio in the SF Bay area at 4:13pm today ( http://bayradio.co Enoch Choi, MD Wed, 07 Jan 2009 18:12:14 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/52013/Salmonella-typhimurium-outbreak-sickens-388- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/52013/Salmonella-typhimurium-outbreak-sickens-388- World's longest living person passes away... Do you want to live to 115? http://www.livescience.com/health/081128-ap-oldest-person.html The oldest person in the world has Enoch Choi, MD Tue, 02 Dec 2008 11:46:04 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/45135/Worlds-longest-living-person-passes-away-Do-you-want-to-live-to-115- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/45135/Worlds-longest-living-person-passes-away-Do-you-want-to-live-to-115- Have a high CRP? Crestor may significantly lower heart attacks, strokes and need for surgery for blocked arteries For low risk individuals with a high CRP taking crestor (rosuvastatin calcium), "we reduced the risk Enoch Choi, MD Mon, 10 Nov 2008 03:00:55 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/40009/Have-a-high-CRP-Crestor-may-significantly-lower-heart-attacks--strokes-and-need-for-surgery-for-blocked-arteries http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/40009/Have-a-high-CRP-Crestor-may-significantly-lower-heart-attacks--strokes-and-need-for-surgery-for-blocked-arteries 7 Ways to Protect your Skin Spending time in the sun is the best thing about the summer, but unfortunately the worst thing for yo Enoch Choi, MD Wed, 30 Jul 2008 11:52:50 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/19366/7-Ways-to-Protect-your-Skin http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/19366/7-Ways-to-Protect-your-Skin Fluoroquinolones increase risk of tendon rupture in elderly, transplant recipient, steroid users This new box warning via FDA is something i've been aware of for some time in patients using ciproflo Enoch Choi, MD Tue, 08 Jul 2008 11:38:30 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/16135/Fluoroquinolones-increase-risk-of-tendon-rupture-in-elderly--transplant-recipient--steroid-users http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/16135/Fluoroquinolones-increase-risk-of-tendon-rupture-in-elderly--transplant-recipient--steroid-users Critical Incident Stress Debriefing in Silicon Valley It's wonderful to know that in Silicon Valley, there's a group called Kara http://www.kara-grief.or Enoch Choi, MD Mon, 14 Apr 2008 20:12:11 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/8816/Critical-Incident-Stress-Debriefing-in-Silicon-Valley http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/8816/Critical-Incident-Stress-Debriefing-in-Silicon-Valley 1st annual Sutter Health EpiCare User Group meeting schlepped over to Concord, CA for a full day meeting with 300 physicians across Sutter. Great talks Enoch Choi, MD Thu, 10 Apr 2008 16:20:10 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/8519/1st-annual-Sutter-Health-EpiCare-User-Group-meeting http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/8519/1st-annual-Sutter-Health-EpiCare-User-Group-meeting Antidepressants may not be much better than placebo A fascinating research study was published today by Irving Kirsch of the University of Hull, question Enoch Choi, MD Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:07:53 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/5004/Antidepressants-may-not-be-much-better-than-placebo http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/5004/Antidepressants-may-not-be-much-better-than-placebo Tips on telling a cold from a bacterial infection: sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis The flu has passed epidemic rates in much of the country, and if you don't have a cold, I'm sure you Enoch Choi, MD Wed, 30 Jan 2008 11:54:08 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/3418/Tips-on-telling-a-cold-from-a-bacterial-infection-sinusitis--pharyngitis--bronchitis http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/3418/Tips-on-telling-a-cold-from-a-bacterial-infection-sinusitis--pharyngitis--bronchitis How to care for a newly sutured wound You don't have to worry so much if you carefully follow your ER doc's instructions which they gave yo Enoch Choi, MD Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:42:04 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2809/How-to-care-for-a-newly-sutured-wound http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2809/How-to-care-for-a-newly-sutured-wound ENHANCE trial does not prove lipid lowering agents fail the general population The FDA has not issued an official advisory, but media is hyping and misleading the public regarding Enoch Choi, MD Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:59:55 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2740/ENHANCE-trial-does-not-prove-lipid-lowering-agents-fail-the-general-population http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2740/ENHANCE-trial-does-not-prove-lipid-lowering-agents-fail-the-general-population KGO 810 AM Q&A about cough & colds My notes from today's broadcast: The best way to keep from getting a cold is to protect yourself b Enoch Choi, MD Fri, 28 Dec 2007 20:25:38 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2014/KGO-810-AM-QA-about-cough--colds http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2014/KGO-810-AM-QA-about-cough--colds Enoch gabs LIVE at 6:17pm PDT on KGO AM 810 TODAY 6:17pm KGO AM 810 TODAY http://www.kgoam810.com/ I'll be talking about coughs & colds come l Enoch Choi, MD Fri, 28 Dec 2007 17:41:10 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2008/Enoch-gabs-LIVE-at-617pm-PDT-on-KGO-AM-810-TODAY http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2008/Enoch-gabs-LIVE-at-617pm-PDT-on-KGO-AM-810-TODAY Anaphylaxis in MRI i just stripped myself of all metal to revive an anaphylactic patient dying in MRI, made me feel like Enoch Choi, MD Wed, 26 Dec 2007 16:05:25 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1943/Anaphylaxis-in-MRI http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1943/Anaphylaxis-in-MRI Merry Christmas! May God bless us all... Enoch Choi, MD Tue, 25 Dec 2007 10:38:22 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1910/Merry-Christmas http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1910/Merry-Christmas