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What can you do when you are burning out?

What can you do when you are burning out?

A few years ago, after doing the work and mom for thing for 5 + years, I noticed I was becoming increasingly cynical, I was more often than not in a bad mood and I felt exhausted. One day I sat down and asked myself: […]

Violence in Medicine: how often do we abuse physicians?

Violence in Medicine: how often do we abuse physicians?

Protect our healers   In medicine, we love talking about case reports, which are essentially brief, patient based medical stories. Today, I want to start our post with a case report of sorts.  Follow along, and you will see how it ties in with our […]

Health effects of the obesity epidemic: working with weight loss and health

Health effects of the obesity epidemic: working with weight loss and health

How did we get here?   I think most of us have some sense that there is a link between weight loss and health. I see so many people struggling to lose weight every day. Depending on personalities, some people are super driven. Once they […]

Women and Medicine : the struggle is real

Women and Medicine : the struggle is real

Time to pick a female physician   Did you know September is women in medicine month? To be honest, given the history of women and medicine, I think every month should be women in medicine month😺. We have come so far, in spite of so […]

Returning to work after maternity – 4 Essential Tips for Moms

Returning to work after maternity – 4 Essential Tips for Moms

Things to consider when returning to work after maternity leave   Maybe you recently experienced one of life’s greatest changing moments by giving birth, adopting a baby or perhaps it has been a while since your baby came (congrats!). Regardless, you may be starting to […]

Improving the world by helping others : the case for volunteering
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Improving the world by helping others : the case for volunteering

Helping others to the best of your abilities   At some point in our lives, I believe we all think about the bigger picture. We get out of ourselves and consider how we can help this world become a bit better, improving the world by […]

Take control of ear pressure and pain when traveling

Take control of ear pressure and pain when traveling

Afraid of getting on the plane with your head cold?   This summer I’ve been traveling quite a bit, some of it for fun, some for work and volunteering. All the air travel and sleep loss likely weakened my immune system and I ended up […]

Is being a doctor worth the struggle? Here is this physician’s opinion

Is being a doctor worth the struggle? Here is this physician’s opinion

  Such hard questions..   I am often asked, by both new and old friends, about being a physician. Is being a doctor worth the struggle? How do you like it? Would you do it again? These are such loaded questions for me. To be […]

Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

When being sweet is not a good thing: understand health implications of sugar levels in our body     It’s no secret: we live in a carbohydrate heavy society. Since a young age, we learn that carbs are our friends and healthy. In 1977, the US […]

Easy tips for happy and healthy travel on your next vacation

Easy tips for happy and healthy travel on your next vacation

Stay healthy while away   Last week I had the opportunity to take a little time off and get away for a few days. We went to LA and stayed at a lovely Airbnb in Venice beach, California. Summer often has us traveling and enjoying […]