Monthly Archives: June 2011

Gabby Giffords Shooting: Why’d the docs cut out the skull?

By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the shooting of U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords in Tucson. She was shot in the head while conducting a public meet and greet outside a supermarket. CNN just published a few articles to promote their special on the medicine behind saving her life to air on Sunday, May 8. So […]

Neck Massage to Cure Voice

Last post before a summer hiatus – I’ll post infrequently during the summer break, but you’re always welcome to comment or email me. ABC7 LA covers a Vanderbilt University study that showed a massage technique called myofascial release helped 2/3 of patients with muscle tension dysphonia improve. Muscle tension dysphonia is when muscles around the […]