Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

Most Recent Articles by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

Managing Acute Pain in Patients With Severe Obesity

Managing Acute Pain in Patients With Severe Obesity

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Pain management in patients who are obese can be a challenge due to their altered pharmacokinetic profile.

Exploring Risk Modification Between Obesity and Alzheimer Disease

Exploring Risk Modification Between Obesity and Alzheimer Disease

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Research increasingly points to obesity and associated comorbidities as potential contributors to Alzheimer disease pathophysiology, suggesting that conditions such as prediabetes and diabetes may be modifiable risk factors.

Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

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Several factors contribute to healthcare inequalities in the United States. David Himmelstein, MD, from the City University of New York School of Urban Public Health at Hunter College, weighs in on the issue.

Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

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Although the use of fertility therapy has steadily increased in the past few decades, research findings pertaining to related long-term cardiovascular outcomes are scarce and conflicting.

Expert Roundtable: AHA Update on Dietary Fat Intake and CVD Risk

Expert Roundtable: AHA Update on Dietary Fat Intake and CVD Risk

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The AHA now recommends replacing both saturated and trans fats with unsaturated fats from vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and oily fish.

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