Monthly Archives: February 2018

This is a powerful read. Assault weapons are a medical problem.

This is a powerful read.  Assault weapons are a medical problem.  Read on to appreciate the “smashed melon…” https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/what-i-saw-treating-the-victims-from-parkland-should-change-the-debate-on-guns/553937/ Advertisements

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Are you a woman concerned about breast cancer?

Are you a woman concerned about breast cancer?  There is a fantastic online tool to help you figure out your risk of having breast cancer. https://www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool/  

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What kind of doctor is your “doctor?”

What kind of doctor is your “doctor?”  I recently talked to a girlfriend who saw a practitioner but did not know their schooling or specialty. You should care about and KNOW what kind of medical professional you are seeing.  Do … Continue reading

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Peanut allergies in infants

Peanut allergies in infants.  The New England Journal of Medicine published an update on peanut allergies in infants and what to do to decrease them. Did you know? 2% of US children have a peanut allergy Peanut allergy is the … Continue reading

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Insurance company Medical director admits that denials made without looking at the patient’s chart?!

Insurance company Medical director admits that denials made without looking at the chart?! Interesting. And upsetting. If you, as a patient, have been denied imaging, testing, specialty referral…. there’s a chance it’s been denied without your case ever being reviewed. … Continue reading

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Acne: how to manage this age-old problem.

Acne:  how to manage this age-old problem.  The American Academy of Dermatology updated their acne care guidelines.  Here is a synopsis… Overall: 40 million Americans have acne. 74% of adolescents experience acne Nearly 20% of adult women have acne. What … Continue reading

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