Monthly Archives: August 2011

An ATM to dispense medicine?

Wichita hasn’t seen this kind of ATM yet, but I imagine it is on its way.  It dispenses medicine.  InstyMeds is the company and there is controversy over its benefit and safety.  Read on… An ATM for what ails you … Continue reading

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Painful bladder syndrome

Interstitial cystitis (IC) affects more than 1 million people in the U.S.  The cause is unknown, but there are things we can do to help. We know the urothelium (the cells that line the inside of the bladder) in IC … Continue reading

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New mothers choose “tied tubes” over IUDs: study – chicagotribune.com

Are you pregnant?  or done having children? This is a timely and thoughtful article.  It compares “tube tying” to intrauterine devices.  Read on…  New mothers choose “tied tubes” over IUDs: study – chicagotribune.com.

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Want fewer wrinkles and avoid skin cancer?

Summer is in full swing  (107 degrees here yesterday in Wichita–ugh!).  There are new labeling rules from the FDA to help consumers select effective sunscreen against wrinkles and skin cancer.    If you read the phrase “Broad Spectrum protection” on the label, … Continue reading

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Hemorrhoids

A common condition when the veins in the anal canal are dilated is called hemorrhoids.  If mild, patients can treat themselves with nonprescription cream and warm baths. Better yet. . . to prevent hemorrhoids eat high fiber foods, take fiber supplements if … Continue reading

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Are you due for a pertussis vaccine? Read on and find out. . .

I am a family physician who also performs obstetrics.  And, as such, I keep up with  pregnancy-related updates, too.  There is a new indication for the TdaP (Tetanus with pertussis) vaccine. Pregnant women in their third trimester.  The Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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Dr. Greenberg is on the move!

I am moving my medical practice 8 minutes EAST! As of October 1, 2011 I’ll be practicing (the same) family medicine with obstetrics at 105 South Andover Road. I am excited for this opportunity to practice medicine at Andover Family … Continue reading

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