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I am a myth-buster! Myth-busting at musculoskeletal issues…

Yes, call me a myth-buster!  In my recent family medicine journal there is a fantastic article (with research to back up their recommendations) that helps with musculoskeletal issues.  Which of these categories do you fit in?! Are you a middle-aged … Continue reading

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To follow is NOT a sexy topic, but very important– how to prevent falls for yourself (…or your parent)

To follow is NOT a sexy topic, but very important– how to prevent falls for yourself (…or your parent.) Why is this important?  Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall.  Each fall-related hospitalization costs an average of … Continue reading

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Top 10 list of allergens…

The top 10 allergens (and how to avoid exposure) … Tixocortol pivalate (a steroid) Propylene glycol Methylchloroisothiazolinone Formaldehyde Cocamidopropylbetaine Lanolin Benzalkonium chloride Fragrance and balsam of peru Neomycin Nickel Tixocortol pixilate is a steroid present in creams like hydrocortisone acetate. … Continue reading

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Do you need one more reason to breastfeed?

Do you need one more reason to breastfeed? Breastfeeding has been found to help the infant populate their gut biome.   A study was recently done which showed that there is vertical transfer of microbes from the mother to her … Continue reading

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What you should know about spider bites

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My high school reunion side-bar medical question…

I attended my high-school reunion this weekend and a friend sidelined me to ask if she could ask me a medical question.  Of course! Truly, I am a family physician everywhere I go.  Medicine is a passion and a way … Continue reading

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I’m teaching doctors obstetrics!

I’m teaching doctors obstetrics here at University of Nevada School of Medicine family medicine residency program.

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