‘What The Health’ Debunked by Real Doctor

Hey, it’s Mic here and today, a public service announcement: What The Health, the documentary, has officially been debunked by a doctor. Maybe his name is ZDogg, maybe he comes off more as a bro comedian than a doctor, and he might not cite any studies or anything like that, but he is a doctor …

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Scoliosis | Scoliosis Surgery | Nucleus Health

Scoliosis | Scoliosis Surgery | Nucleus Health

The spine is made up of bones called vertebrae, which are stacked on top of each other. The vertebrae protect a bundle of nerve fibers called the spinal cord. It runs through an opening in the center of each vertebra. The main sections of the spine are the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar regions. Looking at …

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COPD I Nucleus Health

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the gradual loss of your ability to breathe effectively. Normally, as you inhale, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli. Oxygen from …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Nucleus Health

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Nucleus Health

The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage in the wrist. It is formed by wrist bones on the bottom and sides and a tough band of connective tissue, called the transverse carpal ligament, on top. Muscle tendons and the median nerve pass through the carpal tunnel. The median nerve controls muscles in the palm and …

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Hepatitis C | Nucleus Health

Hepatitis C | Nucleus Health

If you have Hepatitis C, your liver is inflamed because you have been infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Your liver is the largest organ inside your body and performs many important functions. The functional parts of your liver are called hepatic lobules. Your hepatic lobules filter all of the blood in your body. As …

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The HITECH Act: Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use

If you are like most doctors you’ve probably heard something about a government incentive program encouraging physicians to implement electronic health records, however you’re probably a little fuzzy on the details. Well,you’re not alone the let’s take a closer look and see if we can help you make sense of it all. On February seventeenth …

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Street Nurse | Sutter Health

Street Nurse | Sutter Health

[MUSIC PLAYING] AMANDA BUCCINA: When I look at the people that I’m caring for, I see a lot of different things. I see a lot of fear, a lot of mistrust, a lot of difficulties with self-worth. Most of them are used to not being treated very well I’m not expecting them to fit into …

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