Shameka Hunt. McElhaney, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursWellstar Powder Springs Medical Center
4250 Brownsville Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
- Wellstar Cobb Hospital
Who is susceptible to super infections?
Leigh Vinocur, MD, Emergency Medicine, answeredAt highest risk for a super infection are people with respiratory problems, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema and smoking habits, and those with compromised immune systems, like diabetics, pregnant women, dialysis patients and even obese individuals. But as we saw during the last pandemic of H1N1, anyone can develop a super infection from flu.
What foods are best sellers at supermarkets in America?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answeredNearly nine out of 10 Americans obtain the food that nourishes their families at supermarkets, spending $100 every week and almost $5,000 annually. Last year, unwholesome heavily processed foods like salty snacks, frozen dinners, and breakfast cereals were among the top 10 best sellers, with carbonated beverages ringing in at number one, commanding a whopping $12 billion in sales.
The items tossed in your grocery cart play a huge role in the health and well-being of your family. Today’s supermarket shelves are stocked with tons of healthy and unhealthy foods. You need to make the right choices when walking the aisles, steering clear of foods that can have disastrous long-term health consequences for your household.
What is the second-most-common surgery for reproductive-aged women?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
Hysterectomy is the second-most-common surgery performed on reproductive-aged women after delivery by cesarean section. More than half a million of these surgeries are performed in the U.S. every year, which begs the question -- how could they all be necessary?
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com
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