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About drlesliegreenberg

I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.

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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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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Palpitations. How to evaluate them?!

Ever have your heart make a weird pitter pat? Palpitations.  How to evaluate them?  Palpitations are very common of which the most concerning cause is cardiac.  Other possible causes are adverse effects from both prescription and over-the-counter medications, psychiatric illness … Continue reading

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