Monthly Archives: January 2018

Children liquid medication dosing errors. What should you do?

Children liquid medication dosing errors.  What should you do? In 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a recommendation that metric-based dosing for all orally administered liquids be used with a tool with standard markings.  This is because children often … Continue reading

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What do your nails say about your health?!

What do your nails say about your health?!  Nails can be a window into your overall health.  Read on…. Green nail syndrome.  This  may be caused by excessive copper in the body or an infection called Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of … Continue reading

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How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!

How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!  (See the attached USA flu map of influenza-like activity for the week ending January 13, 2018) What can you do?  Get the flu vaccine.  Stay home if you … Continue reading

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What may be the future of primary care? And, why? How can this help you?

What may be the future of primary care? And, why? How can this help you? Here’s a great 5 minute video on Direct Primary Care. It may cost you LESS than insurance premiums plus your co-pays. Consider it. There are … Continue reading

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Sleep. Are you a good sleeper?

Sleep.  Are you a good sleeper? Sleep Quality.   It’s a predictor of overall physical and mental health and overall vitality.  The National Sleep Foundation made a consensus statements.  I’ll summarize them… How long should it take you to fall asleep?  … Continue reading

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“Pajama time” finishing clinic notes? How does your doctor finish their day?

“Pajama time” finishing clinic notes? How does your doctor finish their day? The New England Journal of medicine ran an interesting article. Attached is a graph of how doctors finish their day. It’s absurd. I urge my kids (and every … Continue reading

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Are you un- or underinsured or without a SSN in Northern Nevada? We have free medical clinics!

Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care at upcoming free University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics in January and February 2018. UNR Med offers the clinics … Continue reading

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