Monthly Archives: December 2017

Preconception counseling

Preconception counseling.  Often preconception counseling is not done, as half of pregnancies are unplanned. But, when I have a woman come to the office to discuss what she should do in anticipation of pregnancy or I see a woman of … Continue reading

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Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent cancer in the US. It causes more than 16,000 deaths yearly. This often presents with painless blood in the urine. The risk factors for bladder cancer include male sex, older age, white race, … Continue reading

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Do you have chronic sinusitis?

Do you have chronic sinusitis?  Does your nose drip all the time?  Do you have Facial pain/pressure, decreased or inability to smell, nasal drainage, and nasal obstruction? When 2 or 4 symptoms are present, chronic rhinosinusitis is present. chronic part … Continue reading

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Worth the read: What it’s like being a doctor.

Worth the read: What it’s like being a doctor. One key point Malcolm Gladwell addresses are the motivations of physicians to dedicate their (my!) life to doctoring and the increasing need to be an insurance claim expert. Read on… it’s … Continue reading

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