Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN

Articles

FDA Cracks Down on Homeopathic Drugs to Protect Consumers

January 15, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that the market for homeopathic drugs is about $3 billion. In an effort to crack down on the industry, the FDA announced a new, risk-based approach to regulating homeopathic treatments.

Breast Pain Does Not Necessarily Indicate Breast Cancer

January 10, 2018

Though women presenting with breast pain are often sent by their clinicians for different types of breast cancer testing — typically undergoing mammography, an ultrasound, and a physical exam — a new study reveals that breast pain is not necessarily an indicator of cancer.

Study Suggests Dermatography May Be Helpful For People With Surgical Scars

September 27, 2016

Although dermatography (medical tattooing) is commonly performed around the world as a component of nipple reconstruction after mastectomy, it is rarely used as an adjuvant to enhance the appearance of scars and skin grafts after surgical procedures.