Monthly Archives: February 2015

What is the REAL benefit of family meals?

There are nearly too many benefits to mention!  As a practicing physician and mother of three, I understand the stressors that make family mealtime difficult.  But, there are reasons to fight for more family mealtimes.  There is great impact on the physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Want to live longer? Here are easy things to incorporate

Many of these are common-sense suggestions… with research behind them. 1.  Get a colonoscopy.  This is suggested for everyone at age 50, unless you have a family history or GI symptoms necessitating one sooner.  The worst part, by far, is drinking … Continue reading

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Why should you see a family doctor?

Your health is primary! See a primary care physician. Here’s a 2-minute video of why family physicians have an important role in your health … and what I’m trained to do: http://youtu.be/TyR-C5hnJUA  

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Babies need vitamin D

Osteomalacia, also known as “rickets,”  is bone weakness resulting from Vitamin D deficiency.  We now know that breastfed babies and formula fed babies need Vitamin D supplementation.  Formula has Vitamin D in it, but not enough Vitamin D until the … Continue reading

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