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Electronic cigarettes.

Electronic cigarettes E-cigarettes are popular devices that head a liquid that becomes an aerosol or a vapor.  Are e-cigarettes healthier than smoking cigarettes? Long-term health effects of e-cigarettes are unknown.  They are not known to be healthier.  Despite this, many … Continue reading

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Burning Man. Musings from the playa

Burning Man. Musings from the playa. As I biked around Black Rock City during the 2019 Burning Man Event, I came across so many poignant signs. One that I was especially drawn to was a bright pink lounge with a … Continue reading

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Burning Man Physician.

Burning Man Physician. I recently worked at the Burning Man event. What an experience! I doctored in the main medical tent on the main Esplanade. It was a refreshing experience as the patients were thankful and had varied medical ailments … Continue reading

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The male exam.

The male exam. What is the purpose of the male exam? It should incorporate evidenced-based guidelines, focus on prevention and health care promotion, ask about substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, diet, exercise, safety and depression screen. Men aged 50-74 are … Continue reading

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Here’s a great easy read. Two easy steps to slash health care costs by 75%. And, it’s not (!) Medicare for all.

Here’s a great easy read. Two easy steps to slash health care costs by 75%. And, it’s not (!) Medicare for all. I love the sentence reading “…all of that bickering and chicanery goes away.” https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-us-can-slash-health-care-costs-75-with-2-fundamental-changes-and-without-medicare-for-all-2019-08-15

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Vaccine updates per American Family Physician magazine

Do you need an HPV vaccine? Maybe. HPV Vaccine First up was a vote to recommend that HPV vaccination be based on shared clinical decision-making for patients ages 27-45 who have not been adequately vaccinated. The question arose after the FDA … Continue reading

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Free vasectomies at UNR

Free vasectomies at UNR. Yep! You read that right. The University if Nevada Reno School of Medicine (UNRSOM) is offering men (over 18 years old) who want permanent sterilization a free vasectomy. UNRSOM is known for offering free clinic days … Continue reading

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