Each week, OMRF Vice President of Research Dr. Rod McEver opens “Adam’s Journal” to answer a medical question from Adam Cohen, OMRF’s senior vice president & general counsel. Adam’s Journal Here’s a question from a reader: Dear Dr. McEver, I got my fourth Covid vaccination in September. I am at high risk because of my […]
A retirement well earned
A look back as Dr. Rod McEver wraps up 35 years of seeking answers to medical mysteries at OMRF.
Bodywork: An introduction to the gut microbiome
I’ve heard products advertising their benefits for “gut health.” What exactly is that, and how would I even know if my gut is healthy – or not?
Bodywork: Does being short have health benefits?
I recently read an article claiming that there’s never been a better time to be short.
Bodywork: Understanding a low iron reading
My sister is a 48-year-old vegetarian and a marathoner. Recently, she was feeling fatigued, and a friend suggested she have her iron levels tested. The results showed that her ferritin levels were low. What does this mean? Should she worry?
Bodywork: Can a collar protect athletes from brain injuries?
While watching the NFL playoffs, I’ve noticed a number of players wearing what looks like a collar around their necks. It’s not attached to anything, and it’s not bulky like a typical pad. Any idea what this is and why players are wearing it?