William S. Maxfield, M.D., is a board-certified physician in hyperbaric medicine, radiology, and nuclear medicine. He is one of the nation’s foremost experts in hyperbaric medicine, pioneering its use to treat wounds, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions. He has served on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, and LSU Medical School. He has also served as the chief of the Radioisotope Laboratory at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, M.D. Dr. Maxfield was chief of the Radiation Therapy Department and co-chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory at Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. He is currently in private practice in the Tampa Bay, Fla., area.
For a number of years now in Europe, people have had access to a natural product called Oscillococcinum, which has been shown to have excellent flu inhibiting characteristics. [Full Story]
For a number of years now in Europe, people have had access to a natural product called Oscillococcinum, which has been shown to have excellent flu inhibiting characteristics. [Full Story]
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Recently, CVS Pharmacy, the second largest drugstore chain in the United States, announced that it will no longer sell tobacco products. This is a step in the right direction, as cigarette smoking remains a major health problem both in the U.S. and throughout the world. [Full Story]
Acupuncture, a procedure in which thin needles are inserted at strategic points in the body to direct the flow of energy, has been utilized for several thousand years with good clinical results. [Full Story]
The predominant news story for the past several weeks has been the suicide of actor Robin Williams, who died of asphyxiation on August 11. One question that has been raised is whether or not Williams’ suicide was related to the heart surgery he underwent a few years ago. [Full Story]
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