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Jonathan Ferng, MD, MBA, MS

Jonathan Ferng is an internal medicine physician who has a wide range of interests spanning healthcare, business, consulting, research, and music. He enjoys meditating, learning new skills, and sharing positivity with the world.
The FDA has changed the definition of healthy to include avocados, seeds and nuts, and even fish.
The FDA’s New Definition of ‘Healthy’
Poor nutrition is one of the key lifestyle risks for chronic disease, along with tobacco use, alcohol use, and lack of physical activity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6 in...
10 things doctors wish their patients understood about sleep
10 Things Doctors Wish Patients Knew About Sleep
What are some of the top recommendations from doctors to people complaining about sleep issues, including insomnia? A recent article from the American Medical Association (AMA) and other research details what physicians wish patients knew...
Here's 10 helpful tips from Neuroscientists to survive the workday.
10 Tips From Neuroscientists to Survive Work Days
With countless hours spent on screens, back-to-back meetings, and at a desk, how do neuroscientists tackle a typical workday? Bloomberg sought out the advice of multiple neuroscientists in a recent article. Productivity pearls Paul Zak,...
A new study found a correlation between the advent of Facebook and anxiety and depression among college students.
Research: Social Media Linked to Depression, Anxiety
According to DataReportal, 4.65 billion people, or 58.7 percent of the world’s population, used social media as of April of 2022. If the eligible audience is narrowed to ages 13 and above, about three-quarters of...
Drone technology is changing the modern healthcare industry, and perhaps for the better.
How Drones are Changing Healthcare
Although drones are well known for their ability to capture beautiful high-resolution aerial videos and photos of landscapes, cities, and hard-to-reach areas, they are becoming increasingly indispensable in the field of healthcare. As small, remote-controlled...
Doctors are increasingly in favor of telehealth and digital healthcare solutions, survey data shows.
How Doctors Feel About Digital Healthcare
What are physician attitudes towards digital healthcare tools, and how have physician motivations and requirements for the adoption of tools changed over time? Results from the American Medical Association (AMA) Digital Health Study were recently...
Multivitamins had a positive effect in slowing cognitive decline, a recent long-term wide-scale study found.
Do Multivitamins Slow Cognitive Decline?
Subjective cognitive decline (SCD), which is self-reported worsening or more frequent confusion or memory loss, affects an estimated 1 in 9 adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Cell phone addiction leads to depression, poor sleep, and becoming a cyberbully, research has discovered
Mobile Phone Addiction Linked to Depression, Cyberbullying, and Poor Sleep
Addiction to mobile phones is thought to be at an all-time high, according to multiple studies and surveys. Over half of teens sit for long periods of time in silence on their smartphones while hanging...
Tea has been shown to positively associate with reduced cancer risk and alcohol consumption with increased cancer risk, a new study shows.
Years of Research Reveals the Effects of Alcohol and Tea on Long-Term Health
According to a 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 54.9 percent of people aged 18 and older in the U.S. reported drinking alcohol in the past month, and 25.8 percent reported binge...
Consumers of ultra-processed foods have a significantly higher risk of cancer, new research reveals.
Ultra-processed Foods Associated With Cancer, Early Death
High consumption of ultra-processed foods increases the risk of colorectal cancer in men and heart disease and early death in both men and women, according to two large studies conducted in the U.S. and Italy...
A Boston University study found that stimulating the brain with electricity improved long and working memory function in the elderly and disabled
Study: Electrical Brain Stimulation Boosts Memory
Memory issues and confusion are reported in one in nine adults aged 45 and older, and 50 percent experience limitations in daily activities such as cooking, cleaning, and taking medications, according to the Centers for...
A new MIT study diagnosed Parkinson's Disease using artificial intelligence and breathing measurements
Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease With Artificial Intelligence and Breathing
Currently, there are few effective biomarkers for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease (PD), and a dearth of therapeutic options exist for treating or slowing down its disease course. PD is often diagnosed late because clinical symptoms such...