Category: Health & Medicine

Health, Tips, Myths, And Tricks: A Physician’s Advice” by Morton E. Tavel (Book Review #114)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “HEALTH TIPS, MYTHS, AND TRICKS: A Physician’s Advice” by Morton E. Tavel] Health tips, myths, and tricks is a fitness, well-being and dieting book written by Morton E. Tavel. Within this book, the author offers an insightful…

The Flawed Ones by Jay Chirino (Book Review #349)

We can never be defined by our shortcomings or the conditions we live in but, we can certainly fight and believe that love always conquers all. Our hearts are not touched by our flaws, and that is what this book teaches us. Mental illness,…

What’s Ailing Selena Gomez? “bite of the wolf”- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Written by Dr. James Okun

It is time for James Okun to pick our brain and inform us on some important medical matters. You can show your support by buying his books or leaving a comment here if you like- Jeyran Main James D. Okun, MD is a Phi…

Malignant Melanoma – A Potentially Deadly Skin Cancer by James Okun, MD

  It is time for James Okun to pick our brain and inform us on some important medical matters. You can show your support by buying his books or leaving a comment here if you like- Jeyran Main James D. Okun, MD is a…

Herpes Encephalitis (Infection of the Brain) – Could Encephalitis Have Killed Oscar Wilde? by James Okun, MD

  It is time for James Okun to pick our brain and inform us on some important medical matters. You can show your support by buying his books or leaving a comment here if you like- Jeyran Main James D. Okun, MD is a…

Cancer – A Dreaded Affliction by James D. Okun, MD

  The term “cancer” evokes thoughts of fear and death. The “Big C” is one of the most dreaded diagnoses in all of the medicine. Even celebrities like Angelina Jolie have taken drastic steps to avoid the possibility of developing breast cancer if they…

Acute Renal Failure -12 Year Anniversary off Dialysis – Never give up! by James Okun

November 30, 2016, celebrated the thirteenth year since I suddenly went into acute renal failure from an unknown cause and almost died. Even as a physician, I was completely shocked to learn that from one day to the next my kidneys had shut down…

Being Accountable by Danica Genova (Book Review #321)

Being accountable is a journal where it provokes the notion of being self-aware. This book not only focuses on diet and exercise but, it also evaluates your moods, habits, and mental status of the mind. Studies have proven that logging your daily things allows…

Keratoconus – A disease that can blind

  The cornea is the clear outer layer of the eye (consisting of 5 individual layers) which acts to bend light to help focus it back onto the retina. It also acts as an important outer protective layer of the eye. Keratoconus is a…