Monthly Archives: February 2019

How to decrease nausea and vomiting during pregnancy?

How to decrease nausea and vomiting during pregnancy? There are lots of treatments.  First, the pregnant woman should change lifestyle modifications.  Eating frequent small meals, avoiding foods that smell or taste adversely, avoid high-protein or fatty foods which can slow … Continue reading

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What is deprescribing and why you should want it?!

What is deprescribing and why you should want it?!  Deprescribing is the act of removing medications that are no longer needed or beneficial. Our health care system is geared toward starting medications and not stopping them.  Did you know that … Continue reading

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Your prescriptions are being monitored!

Your prescriptions are being monitored!  For years I have received information from insurance companies to let me know which patients are not compliant with their medications.  How do they know this?  They watch how often you pick up a refill … Continue reading

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Take teething bead necklaces off of children

Take teething bead necklaces or bracelets off of children. Why?  The FDA reports children have choked on beads that break off and an 18 month-old has died from strangulation from a necklace during a nap. What are they?  Teething jewelry … Continue reading

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