Monthly Archives: July 2010

Swimmer’s ear, nothing that a swimmer wants.

“Ow!  My ear hurts.”  I heard that four times last week.  It is swimming season here in Wichita and swimmers ear and pools go hand-in-hand.   The story is usually. . . one-sided ear pain, tender-to-touch ear, hurts to chew AND … Continue reading

Posted in General Medicine- Adults, infections, Pediatrics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,

Family medicine. My career choice.

I love stories.  I always have.  My parents instilled in me a desire to do my personal best, be self-sufficient (read that: financially independent) and to explore my passions.    I chose Northwestern University in Chicago (2000 miles from my hometown) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

shingles aren’t just for houses

Are these chicken pox?   My neighborhood has been in an uproar recently about the contagiousness of chicken pox and shingles.  It is time for a little general knowledge dissemination.   Varicella zoster virus is the culprit.  It is one … Continue reading

Posted in General Medicine- Adults, infections, infections, Pediatrics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Back to school. Summertime IS the time for physicals

Ahhhhh. . . it’s summer.  So, do I need to take my child for their school physical now? Yes!  Annually preschoolers and older children need to be assessed for school readiness, developmental delay and physical ailments.  There are specific criterion … Continue reading

Posted in Pediatrics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Vitamin D: Is it the new magical pill?

Vitamin D.  Is it a panacea?   We now know how important Vitamin D is to the body and how hard it is to get the recommended daily allowance when it is raining here in Wichita.  New guidelines show infants, … Continue reading

Posted in General Medicine- Adults, vitamins and supplements | Tagged , , , , ,

Hello Reno Families!

This is Leslie Greenberg.  I am a family medicine doctor in Reno, Nevada.  I attended University of Nevada School of Medicine and have recently relocated back in my hometown.  I trained and practiced medicine in the Midwest (Indiana and Kansas) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized