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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 ðŸ˜±. Wait, what? Did I say that? The minute I said it, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

So many plans, so little time It is a fact of life in modern society: busy lives. So many things to be done in the day. Personally, some days I wonder if everything will happen. We have SO many responsibilities! How can we make it […]

Smart sun protection: understanding the best sunscreen options

Smart sun protection: understanding the best sunscreen options

So many options, what should I choose?   Here in the Eastern hemisphere our days are getting longer and the sun is shining brighter, which means spring is in full swing! Before we know it, summer will be upon us. This typically brings questions about […]

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

The pendulum swings back and forth in terms of potential health benefits with coffee drinking. Join us this week as we discuss the data behind coffee.

Why anti-perspirants are the pits: opting for natural deodorant

Why anti-perspirants are the pits: opting for natural deodorant

Keeping body odor under control   Nobody likes to have sweaty and, much less, smelly underarms. In order to keep our noses happy, the deodorant industry has created all sorts of solutions to help combat sweat and odor. Let’s face it, being stuck next to […]