Tag Archives: Questions

Omega-3 fatty acids and the heart: New evidence, more questions

My patients commonly ask me whether they should try one supplement or another. Often my answer is equivocal, because for most supplements we just don’t have enough evidence to give a definite answer. This doesn’t mean that a particular patient couldn’t benefit from a specific supplement; it just means I don’t have standardized research to… 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 »

Questions over SA border bungle compo plan

The South Australian government has failed to detail its promised compensation scheme for NSW travellers inconvenienced by Sunday’s border bungle but promises it will “immediately respond to people’s concerns”. Hundreds of people travelled to the state before the 12.01am deadline when tougher border restrictions were enforced due to Sydney’s northern beaches outbreak. But many people… Read More »

The questions Trump’s doctor dodged

Donald Trump’s physician held his first briefing on the President’s condition today, where he answered questions from reporters. Actually, I’ll rephrase that – he answered most of their questions. The team of doctors treating Mr Trump, led by White House physician Dr Sean Conley, spoke to the media outside Walter Reed Medical Centre. They painted… Read More »