How to use emergency medicine to save lives in western Ohio

Western medicine has a way of working for people.We have found that, by understanding the role of the body, it can be useful to our health care providers and to our communities.In a recent article, I explored how this approach to medicine can be applied in western states and I want to look at the …

When did Western medicine first emerge?

In the 1700s, French physician and philosopher Thomas More introduced the term “Western medicine” to describe a variety of medical practices that emphasized natural remedies and holistic approaches to health.He coined the term to refer to the “natural” way of thinking about health, said Andrew J. Hahn, a professor of history and bioethics at the …

Which is better for your thyroid?

It may sound counterintuitive to recommend Western medicine for a condition known as hypothyroxinemia, but it’s not a matter of medical opinion.That is, patients who are treated with the medications are unlikely to develop thyroid dysfunction or any other health problems.Instead, patients are encouraged to take them as prescribed, said Dr. Michael E. Pacheco, chairman …