People who need skin grafts because of burns or other injuries might someday get lab-grown, bioengineered skin that works much like real human skin, Swiss researchers report. (more…)
Monthly Archives: January 2014
While you sleep, blood sugar levels may drop too low. Even if you don’t wake up during the episode, there are some signs to look for when you wake to see if your blood sugar was too low during the night. (more…)
Thanks to rising alcohol levels in wine and beer, the drinks served in bars and restaurants are often more potent than people realize, a new report shows. (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed a new family practice physician into its First Physician Group (FPG) network this week. On Jan. 6, Meghan Buhler, MD, began accepting new patients at FPG’s Lakeside office in Venice.
Dr. Buhler joins Dana Chaykin-Glover, MD, Jeffrey Glover, MD, and James Rodgers, MD, at the internal medicine and family practice located at 842 Sunset Lake Blvd., Suite 401, Venice.
Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Buhler earned her medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., completed her Family Medicine residency at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg, NC, and an OB/GYN internship and Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. She has worked as a family medicine specialist since graduating medical school in 2005. She came to Sarasota from the Carolinas, where she provided general medical care at a walk-in/urgent care center in Greenville. She also served as Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina College of Medicine until relocating to Sarasota.
First Physicians Group is a network of primary and specialty care physicians employed by Sarasota Memorial to help fill the gaps caused by a shortage of primary care physicians in the region. For more information about Dr. Buhler or to schedule an appointment, please call the practice at (941) 497-8220.
Your throat is on fire. It hurts to swallow, and you’re losing your voice. Is it time to see a doctor for antibiotics? (more…)
If you like texting and are trying to lose weight, a new study found that using texting to track diet and exercise habits may help you shed pounds. (more…)