Monthly Archives: April 2018

Do you need to safely dispose of medications? Saturday, April 28. Take back medicine day!

Do you have extra medication at home that you no longer use or is expired?  Now is your time.  Saturday, April 26 is take-back-medicine-day! Which medicine should you take back? ANY you are no longer using or needing. It is … Continue reading

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Testosterone replacement. Do you (or your man) need it?

Testosterone replacement.  Do you (or your man) need it? I recently attended a medical conference discussing the subject of testosterone deficiency (and replacement!),  risks and benefits.  I’d like to share what I learned… Direct-to-consumer advertisements.  There are MANY ads to … Continue reading

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Does acupunture help prevent migraines?

Does acupuncture help prevent migraines? Yes!  There is moderate-quality evidence showing that whole-body acupunture may help prevent migraines.   Research has shown that compared to “usual care” acupuncture decreased the frequency of migraines by at least 50% and that this result was … Continue reading

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How to balance work and life? How to perform conscious leadership?

How to balance work and life?  How to perform conscious leadership.   I attended a lecture at University of Nevada Reno Medical School aimed to help balance self, family and work to “achieve success.”  Here are my take-home points… Overview: This … Continue reading

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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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