Obesity, overweight, excessive fat – is there a stigma attached to these terms? Yes, there is! A physician group is working toward transitioning to a new term, one that broadens the definition and removes the attached stigma. Learn more – read this article.
Posts in category Keeping Current
Read about the new preferred term for “Personalized Medicine” and the reason for the recommended change.
Do you use these terms when talking about addiction: substance abuse, addict, alcoholic, drug addiction? Read the post and learn the changing language of addiction.
Keeping Current In a recent visit to my doctor, I encountered the acronym FIT (fecal immunochemical test). FIT is a newer colon cancer screening test to detect small amount of blood in the stool. If it is new for you, as it was for me, and you are curious to learn more, check out the following. […]