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Wait! The Winter Olympics are Not Over!

If we can see past preconceived limitations, then the possibilities are endless - Amy Purdy

Walking

Walking is man's best medicine - Hippocrates

Walking Apps

We spend too much time sitting around. It’s true. Luckily the same smartphones that often keep us sitting down can also encourage us to get up and walk more by tracking our steps - Kit Eaton

Walking Pneumonia

Walking pneumonia is actually a tough thing to get good statistics on, because of its mildness; it's estimated that a high proportion of infected people believe they've got a cold or simply ignore it entirely - JR Thorpe

Walking Vacations

Travel by foot leaves an imprint on the memory, and slows down time for a precious moment - NYT

Wallenberg Syndrome

Lateral medullary (or Wallenberg’s) syndrome may clinically present with vertigo, diplopia, dysarthria, Horner`s syndrome, numbness (ipsilateral face and contralateral limb) and traditionally it is not associated with any limb weakness - Zhenisa Hysenaj MD & Razia Rehmani MD

Waning Immunity

You might have fewer antibodies now. But they’re better than the ones you started with - Katherine J. Wu

Want to Reduce World Hunger? Eat Less Meat (Especially Beef)

America is one of the world leaders in per capita meat consumption—which means we’re also one of the most inefficient users of land and other resources when it comes to feeding people.

War on Drugs

The war on drugs is being lost on a daily basis - Rhys Ifans

War on Drugs Law Enforcement Against Prohibition...

The 'War on Drugs' is societal sickness, failing by every metric while siphoning off precious law-enforcement resources and corrupting the body of our nation...

War on Drugs-Presidential Mercy as a Means to More Just Jurisprudence

President Obama commuted the sentences of hundreds of nonviolent drug offenders. But this is a drop in the bucket he should fill up before he leaves office.

War on Science

Despite the ever worsening raid on natural resources, documented climate change, and scientific advances in the medical field, there is still a movement fomenting within the U.S. that regards scientific fact as fiction - Alyssa Fikse & Jason Tabrys

War on Science...Can Twitter Rescue Science

President Trump is waging a war on science, but rogue scientists—including many within the government—are fighting back.

Warfarin

Warfarin is the drug the medical community loves to hate - Eric Topol

Warts (Verruca Vulgaris)

The great thing about warts is that they tend to vanish by themselves in time ‑ but there are ways to speed things up - Luisa Dillner

Waste Heat Recovery

Nearly three-quarters of all the energy produced by humanity is squandered as waste heat. Now, large businesses, high-tech operations such as data centers, and governments are exploring innovative technologies to capture and reuse this vast renewable energy source - Nicola Jones

Wastewater

Reusing water has the benefit that the supply is largely climate-independent, and more predictable than conventional water sources. Treated wastewater may also represent the cheapest source of freshwater where renewable supplies are highly limited - Edward Jones

Wastewater Heat Recovery

Waste heat is often an afterthought. We’re trying to make it a forethought - Joseph King

Wastewater Surveillance & Covid-19

Wastewater surveillance is an underused yet cost-effective, non-invasive mass testing strategy that can detect virus shed by symptomatic and asymptomatic people alike - William A. Haseltine

Watchman & Atrial Fibrillation

Most people with atrial fibrillation take anti-clotting drugs to prevent strokes. For those who cannot take these drugs because of a high risk of bleeding, a tiny, basket-like device implanted in the part of the heart that traps clots may be an alternative - Harvard Health

Water

Water impacts everything that we touch and are; health, food, nature, peace, economy, development and industry - Nicole Fisher

Water Birth

While women may not be dolphins, they are drawn to water during labour and birth, with little evidence of harm and some evidence of benefit - Hannah Dahlen

Water Filters

Are there any benefits from drinking filtered water as opposed to municipal tap water - The short answer is yes - Roni Caryn Rabin

Water Fluoridation

Tap water fluoridation has been around for over 65 years. But is it more harmful than beneficial? Many countries have already banned its use, so why hasn't the United States?

Water Intoxication

At every moment water escapes the body through sweat, urination, defecation/exhaled breath among other routes. Replacing these lost stores is essential but rehydration can be overdone. There is such a thing as a fatal water overdose - Coco Ballantyne

Water pills

Diuretics, or "water pills," are the oldest of the pharmaceuticals used for treating high blood pressure, and many doctors still consider them the safest and most reliable - The Blood Pressure Blog

Water Pollution

Water – an essential natural resource on which all life depends – has become a global garbage can - Hannah Leckie

Water Polo

The stamina of a marathon, the contact of hockey, the strategy of chess - Anonymous

Water Scarcity

Water is essential for human life, but in many parts of the world water supplies are under threat from more extreme, less predictable weather conditions due to climate change - Susan Conlon & Kevin Lane

Water Sports Vacations

For those who love being on the water, why not try something new. From surfing to kayaking to swimming with the sharks and river rafting, there's always a way to get wet and fit at the same time - Tahoe Adventure Company

Water Tests

The key to protecting yourself and your family is having reliable and convenient access to high quality testing, health analysis and personalized treatment matching. - Tap Score

Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome

WFS is the most severe form of meningococcal septicemia - C. Michael Gibson MD

Waxing

Brazilian waxes feel dated, from a more finickity time, when we were obsessed with depilation because we had nothing else to worry about - Layla Cambridge

WCT

Always assume a WCT is VT first. Why? Because the treatment for VTach will work for all the other diagnoses in your DDx, however, the treatment for SVT with aberrancy will KILL the patient with VTach - Amal Mattu

We Need a Cure for Plastic Pollution from Prescriptions

Prescription medications play a big role in health. Unfortunately, their containers play a big role in pollution

Weakness

Fatigue isn't the same thing as sleepiness, although it's often accompanied by a desire to sleep — and a lack of motivation to do anything else - MayoClinic.org

Wear and Tear Arthritis

Your knee routinely feels the force of five to eight times your body weight with every step, making it the most taxed joint of the human body. A knee is designed to withstand millions of steps during a lifetime, but sometimes all that stress can cause your knees to break down - Dr. Jordan Metzl

Wearable Cardiac Event Monitoring

The advent of wearable devices that monitor our heart rhythms both excites and worries doctors - Randi Hutter Epstein MD

Wearables

It’s becoming increasingly socially acceptable to have technology on your body — Apple Watch for example. We’re all just using technology to enhance our abilities - David Reinkensmeyer

Wearables & Atrial Fibrillation

It seems like the most obvious thing in the world: Generating more data about how your heart is working must be good, right - Lola Fadulu & Alexis C. Madrigal

WebMD

WebMD, in itself, is actually very useful. People are just using it incorrectly - Wil Fulton

Weed

Recreational use of marijuana is more or less tolerated in most countries. Even the United States is turning over a new leaf what with several states allowing the lawful use of marijuana - HWN

Wegener's granulomatosis

Wegener's is often extremely difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are initially difficult to distinguish from the symptoms of many other common diseases. It is generally only diagnosed after treatment is ineffective...WegenersDisease.org

Wegovy

And while most people appropriately prescribed the drug will experience some benefits, Wegovy will not work for everyone. The drivers of obesity are diverse, and no drug addresses situational and psychology factors. Structural health inequalities, poverty, mental health issues and the impact of trauma – all shown to drive weight gain – will never be fixed by a jab - Jason Halford

Weight Discrimination

Weight bias has been shown to compound with other forms of bias and discrimination around race, gender, and class, further deepening inequities and negatively impacting the mental and physical health of some of society’s most marginalized groups - Vox Creative

Weight Issues Why You Should Throw Out Your Bathroom Scale

For too long “I’m watching my weight” has been used as a synonym for healthy living. But because in and of itself weight is no measure of health, we should focus our attention elsewhere.

Weight Lifting

Despite many people being afraid of 'getting bulky' from weight training, there are myriad health benefits associated with building muscle mass - Juliette Steen

Weight Loss and Menopause

To be successful, weight loss during menopause demands a new strategy. It takes more than cutting calories to lose weight during this life transition - Staness Jonekos

Weight Loss How Carrie Underwood Lost 20 Pounds, Y'all!

One of the keys to keeping calories in check is to read the food labels and writing down the details of everything you put into your mouth, Y'all

Weight Loss Patches

There is no shortage of anecdotal success stories from weight-loss patch believers who profess to have lost lots of weight and achieved improved health. But, is it due to the patch? Or, could it be the increased attention to a healthy lifestyle - Alice A. McCarthy MBA

Weight Loss Programs

An effective regimen needs to do more than help you drop pounds, it should also promote habits that you can incorporate into your lifestyle = Christen Nichols

Weight Loss Retreats

From no-nonsense health clinics to luxurious spa-like experiences, these resorts are a far cry from the fat camps image that has been around for decades - Real Life Fitness and Health

Weight Loss Supplements

Desperate consumers eagerly turn to fad diet programs and diet pills to obtain weight reduction. But treatment for overweight is difficult, the results are poor and the risks are great - Allen Frances

Weight Watchers

It’s the perfect business model. People give Weight Watchers the credit when they lose weight. Then they regain the weight and blame themselves. This sets them up to join Weight Watchers all over again, and they do - Traci Mann

Weighted Blankets

The actual evidence for this is mostly anecdotal, and not supported by a ton of scientific evidence, but the way this might work is through a mechanism called deep pressure touch stimulation, also called DPTS or deep pressure - Emilia Benton

Wellness

Wellness seeks more than the absence of illness; it searches for new levels of excellence. Beyond any disease-free neutral point, wellness dedicates its efforts to our total well-being - in body, mind, and spirit - Greg Anderson

Wellness For Not Just The 'Well To Do'

The wellness and prevention market will outgrow the health care market - Leroy Hood

Wellness Therapies

A wellness treatment is not results-driven: you won’t necessarily see the effects of your wellness treatment as you would an anti-ageing facial or, more obviously, any kind of beauty treatment such as waxing or tanning. A wellness treatment will treat the whole person – mental, physical, environmental, spiritual, lifestyle, culture, creativity and connectivity – rather than try to fix one specific area or part of you - Spiritual Spy

Wellness Trends

Being healthy is not a fad or a trend, it’s a lifestyle to be followed. Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding a disease or fighting it so watch out your food intake - Ananya Bhatt

Wellness Vacations

The wellness and prevention market will outgrow the health care market - Leroy Hood

Wernicke encephalopathy

Though alcoholism is the most common condition linked to Wernicke’s, it is not the only one - Lisa Sanders MD

Wernicke syndrome

Though alcoholism is the most common condition linked to Wernicke’s, it is not the only one - Lisa Sanders MD

Wernicke's Aphasia

In Wernicke’s aphasia, the ability to grasp the meaning of spoken words and sentences is impaired, while the ease of producing connected speech is not very affected. Therefore Wernicke’s aphasia is also referred to as ‘fluent aphasia’ or ‘receptive aphasia’.- National Aphasia Association

Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome

Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome has two separate stages. First there will be a brief time when a person has intense inflammation (swelling) of their brain. This is known as ‘Wernicke’s encephalopathy’. If this condition isn’t treated quickly, the person may develop a more long-term condition called ‘Korsakoff’s syndrome. This has many of the same symptoms of dementia - Alzheimer's Society

West Nile Encephalitis

Most individuals infected with WNV are asymptomatic, while one-fifth experience a flu-like illness and less than 1% develop neuroinvasive disease - HealthManagement.org

West Nile Virus

West Nile itself isn’t especially deadly — only about 20 percent of infected people even know they have something, other than perhaps a mild cold. And most who develop symptoms get what’s called West Nile fever - NBCNews

Wet Bulb Temperature

With the planet warming, wet-bulb globe temperature is going to be an increasingly useful measurement - Sara Chodosh

Wet Lung

New therapies to fix the leakiness of blood vessels in patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses, such as acute respiratory distress syndrome and Ebola virus infections, have the potential to save many lives - Jalees Rehman MD

What Our Treatment of Orcas Tells Us About Our Societal Health

Most of us would agree that cruelty is unhealthy. And so a recent failure to act by the California legislature gives us a window into another way in which we are a very unhealthy society.

What We (Still Don't) Know About Vaping

Manufacturers were quick to claim that e-cigarettes were safe. Now, amid a glut of vape-related lung ailments, claims of hazards inherent to all vaping are coming just as quickly. Truth is, there are many questions, but few answers.

What's Next? Great Pacific Garbage Patch Dolls

As governments and NGO’s scramble to find a solution to the dumping of plastic polymers in our oceans, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch continues to grow to a size rivaling one of the earth’s continents - Shilo Zylbergold

Wheat

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a single villain behind the chronic health problems plaguing us, and if all it took to reverse them was to stop eating wheat? Berkeley Wellness

Wheat Berries

The wheat genus Triticum offers many whole grains, sometimes called berries when in the form of whole, unprocessed kernels. Varieties include einkorn, spelt, wheat berries, kamut, emmer (called farro in Italy) and triticale, a wheat and rye hybrid - Michele Redmond

Wheat Germ

Wheat germ. Probably the greatest ingredient of all times, yet the most under used ingredient of all times - My Life With Wheat Germ

Wheelchairs

The idea of putting furniture on wheels has been around for hundreds of years. From a custom-built chair with four small wheels used by King Phillip II of Spain in the 16th century to a German paraplegic watchmaker’s wheelchair with a geared front wheel and hand cranks unveiled in 1665, the innovation never stops - Cecilie Jensen

Whey Protein

If health is your goal, clearly, your answer to cow-based protein powders should be, “No whey, man” - Robert Cheeke

Whiplash Injury (Neck Strain)

Despite a large number of rear-end collisions on the road and a high frequency of whiplash injuries reported, the mechanism of whiplash injuries is not completely understood. One of the reasons is that the injury is not necessarily accompanied by obvious tissue damage detectable by X-ray or MRI - Hai-bin Chen

Whipworm (Trichuriasis)

Intestinal parasites may have an upside. Researchers have discovered that people with whipworms (Trichuris trichiura)and mice with Heligmosomoides polygyrus have fewer inflammation-provoking bacteria than they do without the worms - ScienceNews

White Blood Cell Disorders

For most of us, the immune system works to protect us from bacteria, viruses, and other harmful pathogens. But for people with autoimmune conditions, the body’s white blood cells instead perceive other cells and tissues in the body to be a threat and attacks them - Peter Cockerill

White Blood Cells (WBCs)

White blood cells are a diverse group of cells, originating from different precursor cells. Although the specific functions of the white blood cell subtypes differ widely, all of them exist to defend the organism against non-endogenous agents in the broadest sense - Sysmex Europe

White coat syndrome

If your blood pressure goes up under the relatively nonthreatening situation of seeing a doctor, then what might happen if you’re cut off on the highway, or experience a challenging family or work circumstance - Dr. Randall Zusman

White Fungus

Perhaps no other fungal genus contains species that are so harmful and species that are so beneficial to humans as the genus Aspergillus, and a large number of Aspergillus species are of biomedical and industrial significance - Broad Institute

White Sugar

Sucrose, ordinary table sugar, is probably the single most abundant pure organic chemical in the world and the one most widely known to nonchemists. Whether from sugar cane (20% by weight) or sugar beets (15% by weight), and whether raw or refined, common sugar is still sucrose - Karl Harrison

White Wine

The lesser researched yet sweeter cousin of red wine, white wine, has its own possible health benefits that make it worth sipping - Eve Chalicha

WHO

In complete contrast to its founding ideals, the WHO is now captured by wealthy countries and corporations at the cost of millions of poor globally - David Bell and Toby Green

WHO & Covid-19

The WHO finds itself in uncharted territory. Not only is it facing by far the biggest pandemic in its history, it is also having to defend itself from the nations on which it most depends - Stephen Buranyi

Who Reads Drug Package Inserts? It Ain't Us

Do you read the medicine information leaflet before you take medication? Most of us don’t, probably because the list of side-effects of even the humble paracetamol is scary as hell and the yards of print make you lose the will to live - Ann Robinson

Whole Body Irrigation

Whole bowel irrigation is less common, however remains a crucial treatment of choice for certain overdoses.- Michelle Myles

Whole Grains

Somehow, we became so nutritionally confused that we don’t recognize whole grains as the foundation of the human diet from the beginning of time - Ayala Laufer-Cahana MD

Whole30

There is no food neutral; there is no food Switzerland—every single thing you put in your mouth is either making you more healthy or less healthy ― Melissa Hartwig

Whooping Cough

Whooping cough used to be under control. The number of nationwide cases was dropping for years, and although the disease didn’t disappear, we were getting to the point where most people didn’t know anyone who’d had it - Forbes.com

Wide Complex Tachycardia

Always assume a WCT is VT first. Why? Because the treatment for VTach will work for all the other diagnoses in your DDx, however, the treatment for SVT with aberrancy will KILL the patient with VTach - Amal Mattu

Wild Salmon

Our greatest assaults on the environment are visible in salmon - Mark Kurlansky, author Salmon: A Fish, the Earth and the History of Their Common Fate

Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness medicine (also known as expedition medicine) is the practice of medicine where definitive care is more than one hour away, and often days to weeks away - WMS

Wildfire Smoke

Wildfire smoke can harm human health, even when the fire is hundreds of miles away - Christopher T. Migliaccio

Wildfires

Fire is inevitable. You can defer it, but it’s a pay-me-now-or-pay-me-later scenario - Don Falk

Will Fake Meat Save Us?

Meatless alternate protein products are flooding the fast food market. Are plant-based foods here to stay or are they just a passing fad? And will they really save the environment?

Wilms Tumor

The most common kidney cancer in children, Wilms tumor has survival rates of over 90%. But about 15% of patients suffer a relapse after treatment and have much lower survival rates - Katie Sweeney

Wilson Disease

If you haven’t thought about copper in a while, you’re overdue! Wilson’s Disease is one of the rare conditions with nutrition implications. The condition impacts how the body processes copper - Dietitians On Demand

Wind Power

Unquestionably, the most well-known and straightforward argument for wind power is the fact that it is infinite. Wind has always been on the earth and always will be - Finn Nixon

Wine

So what is a wine lover to believe? I’ll just keep enjoying wine for what it is and any health benefits that come from it… is a delicious bonus - Bacchus and Berry Wine Blog

Wine Apps

Regardless of whether you’re a wine snob and refuse to drink from a bottle with a screw cap, or could care less and happily swig from a box" check out the following apps

Wine Headache

But if it’s not the sulfites, what is responsible for the headaches after drinking wine? Like it or not, it’s the alcohol - Beyond Exceptional Dentistry

Wine Organizations

You’re probably hoping for some recommendations... Reviews and recommendations are great for cars or televisions or overpriced wines, because bad decisions are expensive. If you hate your cheap bottle of wine, just uncork another - Brian Palmer

Wine While Pregnant? Why Not?

In many European countries women aren't advised or expected to give up drinking while pregnant. In fact, many doctors there go as far as recommending a glass or two of wine a week

Winter Olympics 2018

It's an inspiring event where normal people live out extraordinary journeys, all fueled by one common goal. They move past their differences, push themselves further then they ever thought they could - Gretchen Bleiler

Winter Olympics 2022

Our job as athletes is to make people dream…. Hopefully people will get to maybe forget a little bit about the whole pandemic thing [during] the Olympics - Guillaume Cizeron

Winter Paralympics 2018

But of all the Games, the most technologically advanced, the most fascinating for those of us curious about the melding of human and machine, is the Winter Paralympic Games - Dan Nosowitz

Winter Paralympics 2022

What I learned was that these athletes were not disabled, they were superabled. The Olympics is where heroes are made. The Paralympics is where heroes come - Joey Reiman

Wireless 5G Networks

Casting my fate to the heavens, quite literally, I decided to go wireless. Completely wireless. All wireless, all the time, everywhere - Kara Swisher

Wisdom Teeth

Numerous comprehensive reviews of research, conducted by independent bodies not affiliated with oral surgeons, have concluded that there was no evidence to support routine prophylactic extraction of impacted but healthy wisdom teeth - Roni Caryn Rabin

Withdrawal Method

It’s not that pulling out doesn’t work in principle—it’s that it’s challenging to pull out just right every single time - Yvonne Piper FP

Woke & Healthcare

Virtually every major medical organization—from the American Medical Association and the American Association of Medical Colleges to the American Association of Pediatrics—has embraced the idea that medicine is shot through with racism and inequity - Heather MacDonald

Wokeism

W#okeness sometimes drifts into wokeism—a system of thought and behavior characterized by intolerance, policing the speech of others, and proving one’s own superiority by denouncing others - Michael Karson PhD JD

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome is a combination of the presence of a congenital accessory pathway and episodes of tachyarrhythmia - Dr Ed Burns

Women & Covid-19

The coronavirus has worsened existing social and economic inequalities, especially for women - Francesca Donner

Women & Covid-19 Vaccines

Women are reporting more side effects, from mild nausea to the most rare and severe conditions - Tessa Stuart

Women & Nursing

The history of nursing as been one of caring and trust and, in this respect, nothing has changed from centuries ago when nuns and sisters cared for the ill and infirmed - Geriatric Nursing

Women & Pain

Women have faced centuries of doubt and discrimination over their ailments, from ancient Greece to modern diagnoses of ‘hysteria’ - Elinor Cleghorn

Women and Cancer

Cancer, which affects one out of every two men and one out of every three women is the disease that everyone fears the most. But thanks to recent progress, cancer is also the most preventable disease - Cary Presant MD

Women and Heart

Heart disease is not a man’s problem - Annalisa Merelli

Women Heart Issues

Heart disease is not a man’s problem - Annalisa Merelli

Women in Emergency Medicine

Women in medicine continue to experience disparities in earnings, promotion, and leadership roles - Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine

Women in Healthcare

As patients, caregivers, and healthcare consumers, women are leading decision-makers. And women entrepreneurs are essential to healthcare - Stephanie Denvir

Women on 20s

The U.S. talks a good game of gender equality, but a new nonprofit org says the country needs to put its money where its mouth is.

Women Physician Journals

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn - Gloria Steinem

Women Physician Organizations

Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so - Robert Frost

Women Physicians

It isn’t easy being a female physician these days. Although new data may suggest progress in several gender equity areas, deep-seated inequality still exists - Janet Kosloff

Women's Sport

Girls and women who participate in sport gain health benefits for life including increased self-esteem, lower risk of certain cancers, and lower incidence of health risk behaviors - Women’s Sports Foundation

Women, Listen to your body... It might save your life!

Heart attack and ovarian cancer no longer need to be such aggressive killers. You know yourself better than anyone else. When your body produces warning symptoms, listen to it

Workaholic

Although workaholism has been studied for nearly 45 years, today’s digital world really adds a new dimension to the concept of work addiction. Technology...provides opportunities to work from anywhere anytime...that means working all the time - Amy Morin

Workout Supplements

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you that extra edge. But with thousands of products on the market, choosing the ones that are right for you can be overwhelming - Krissy Kendall

Workouts & Fitness Classes

Luckily, there are just as many workouts as there are personality types, which makes it incredibly easy to find a regime that fits perfectly into your lifestyle - Lindsay Holmes

Workplace & Covid-19

Before COVID-19, the largest disruptions to work involved new technologies and growing trade links. COVID-19 has, for the first time, elevated the importance of the physical dimension of work - McKinsey Global Institute

Workplace Discrimination

Anti-discrimination laws have been in place since the Civil Rights Act, and with company after company making the nightly news for their discriminatory practices, it makes sense that organizations would want to jump on fixing this pervasive problem in their workforce - AllVoices

Workplace Health

Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person - not just an employee - are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability - Anne M Mulcahy

Workplace Injuries & Illness

At the end of the day, safety and health enforcement is effective only if workers’ voices are heard and respected, and when your job could kill you with impunity, there’s little incentive to speak out - Michelle Chen

Workplace Wellness

Wellness programs are a complex physical-social-emotional-financial transaction - Linda K Riddell

World Health Day

The World Health Organization (WHO) created World Health Day in 1950 as a way to focus the greatest minds in healthcare on the issue of global health - National Today

World Health Organization

In complete contrast to its founding ideals, the WHO is now captured by wealthy countries and corporations at the cost of millions of poor globally - David Bell and Toby Green

Worms (Helminths)

As many as 1.5 billion people are at risk for STH—and as many as 875 million of those are children. Worm infections have damaging consequences to those infected, to families, and to communities - Children without Worms

Wound Care

We are not talking about simple cuts, scrapes, or boo boos. Wound Care is a raw, gritty, extremely visual, and sometimes nauseating field of health care - James Calder

Wounded Warriors

Hefner is actually doing something for the benefit of others. All the proceeds from the annual Halloween event at the Playboy mansion will be given to the Wounded Warrior Project

WPW

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome is a combination of the presence of a congenital accessory pathway and episodes of tachyarrhythmia - Dr Ed Burns

Wrestling

In modern times wrestling has lost some of it’s luster, living in the shadow of more popular sports...Unfortunately its theatrical evil-cousin “professional” wrestling has also overshadowed the art form of true wrestling - Whitman-Hanson Panther Wrestling

Wrist (Carpal Bone) Injuries

Much of the management of wrist injuries is based on anecdote, tradition, and local practice. There are few prospective, randomized trials to support the different emergency treatment strategies. Moreover, given the nature of wrist injuries, this is unlikely to change - Scot Hill & Eric Wasserman

WWOOFers

WWOOF connects those desiring experience in organic farming with properties that can provide it. It's a simple "work for room and board" model that can yield rich results for the people and the land.

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