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The best herbs for pain relief and pain management during labor

The best herbs for pain relief and pain management during labor

This week I’d like to continue with the awesome pain series that was started on our last post here. Let’s talk about some of the best herbs for pain relief for chronic conditions and how we can manage pain during labor. We are fortunate to […]

How our diet can relieve pain: the link between nutrition and pain

How our diet can relieve pain: the link between nutrition and pain

  Understanding the connection between nutrition and pain and how the food we eat affects us   In one way or another, the food we put into our bodies has an effect on our system. Maybe you feel wired after having sugar or you have […]

Let’s shed some light on five vaccine myths and facts

Let’s shed some light on five vaccine myths and facts

Talking straight about vaccine myths and facts   Lately, I’ve seen a lot of vaccine phobia and misinformation crossing all over social media and the results have not been good (to say the least). This has been building up through the last few years and […]

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 […]

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 […]