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The skinny on Fats and Carbs : that high fat low carb life

The skinny on Fats and Carbs : that high fat low carb life

. This month I decided to give keto a full-hearted effort. Why? I have been reading more and more about its potential benefits. Also, I know many people have amazing health results, form weight loss to improvements in their type II diabetes. So, I had […]

Wise beyond their years: three questions from teens

Wise beyond their years: three questions from teens

This month has been extraordinarily busy for me, with several work-related trips and meetings, along with my usual workload. A few weeks ago, I was invited to an event geared towards career orientation for high school students. I got the chance to talk to several […]

Old wives tales about colds: reality or fantasy?

Old wives tales about colds: reality or fantasy?

Will getting cold make you sick? It is winter here in the Northeast! Recently, I heard myself tell my daughter not to go out with her hair wet or she would catch a cold 😱. Wait, what? Did I say that? The minute I said it, […]

Let’s break some myths surrounding fever phobia

Let’s break some myths surrounding fever phobia

Get away from fever phobia   I would like to spend some time talking about fever, a topic that is extremely common and brings so much concern. I can’t tell you the number of times I have received calls not only from concerned parents with […]

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 […]