Monthly Archives: November 2017

What is a family doctor?

What is a family doctor?  Why do you need (deserve?!) one? I am NOT a generalist. I am NOT a provider I am NOT a practitioner. I am a medical professional who cares for complex and healthy patients regardless of … Continue reading

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Is there a link between weight and cancer?

Is there a link between weight and cancer?  We think yes!  Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“The CDC”) published a report that being overweight or obese significantly increased the risk of developing at least 13 (!) … Continue reading

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There is a new shingles vaccine in town… and it’s great!

Theres a new shingles vaccine in town… and it’s great!  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)– the guru organization regarding immunizations– has just voted to recommend preferential use of a NEW shingles vaccine (Shingrix) instead of the currently available … Continue reading

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