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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 […]

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 […]

Emotion versus logic in medicine: where do physicians draw the line?

Emotion versus logic in medicine: where do physicians draw the line?

Reflections on death, emotions and logic in medicine   It’s 9:30 am on a Wednesday, I get on the elevator and I hear a man, in his 40’s, having a conversation on his cell. He says: “He had a brain bleed yesterday and they had […]

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Making change happen   Ahhhh change. It comes so hard to all of us! Forming a new healthy habit can be as elusive as that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow 😉.   Of course, there is much variability. Some behaviors are […]

Confused by so many skin care options? Let’s talk about essential skin care.

Confused by so many skin care options? Let’s talk about essential skin care.

Essential skin care products   Time waits for no one. This includes our skin 😟. The beauty and skin care industry know this well. Hence, it is a billion-dollar monster that continues to grow in large part thanks to us gals 😬. With so many […]

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 […]