Checking out Suspicious Moles for Melanoma

We are in the sun season and this is a reminder to wear sunblock and hats to prevent skin cancer and precancerous lesions. Bob Marley’s story is a cautionary tale. loved playing soccer. He had a recurring sore nail on his right foot that kept falling off that was thought to related to playing soccer at first. The nail […]

Inspirational Commencement Speech to Podiatry Students Entering the Front Lines of Healthcare by Diabetes Advocate and Olympic Swimmer Gary Hall, JR

Gary Hall Jr. Commencement AddressGary Hall Jr. Commencement Address

Diabetes patient advocate and former Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Gary Hall, Jr. gave graduating podiatry students at Samuel Merritt a couple things to think about on their journey into the challenges of healthcare. Hall highlighted the unique opportunity that healthcare workers have on the frontline of being a touchstone to their patients. He related that […]

Runners World Article Confirming Running Adds To Expected Longevity

Exercise as medicine has been a philosophy that has been gaining traction. Here is a new article and runners world confirming that running that only makes you feel better but adds to your longevity even factoring in early deaths that  may occur with cardiac events etc. Staying  healthy on your feet as part of that […]