Monthly Archives: April 2018

How to pick a probiotic?

How to pick a probiotic? Did you know that in 2012 3.8 million adults and 300,000 children were known to be taking probiotics?!  This is a 400% increase in 5 years. What does a probiotic do?  It transiently changes the … Continue reading

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NEW Cancer Screening Recommendations

  NEW Cancer Screening Recommendations. To help diagnose breast cancer, the American Cancer Society suggests mammography starting at 45 years of age with annual screening until 54 years of age and then every other year after 54. To prevent cervical … Continue reading

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AARP Bulletin with medical tips from yours truly!

AARP Bulletin with medical tips from yours truly!Disclaimer:  Talk to your doctor about your specific knee pain.  If you are walking around with bone-on-bone arthritis, you may need a total knee replacement (and NOT be a candidate for conservative management).  … Continue reading

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Kidneys. How important are they?

Kidneys.  How important are they?  REALLY IMPORTANT.  I have told my kids that the organs that I think are most importance… in order of importance is the brain, then heart, then the kidney. Kidney disease affects 47 million people in … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t want a do-over? Laser tattoo removal…

          Written by guest blogger: Luke Stovak.  Who doesn’t want a do-over? I often see tattoos decoratively scripted with a loved one’s name or letters over the knuckles spelling “LOVE” or “HATE.”  Would I like that … Continue reading

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