Tag Archives: Family Doctor

This is a powerful read. Assault weapons are a medical problem.

This is a powerful read.  Assault weapons are a medical problem.  Read on to appreciate the “smashed melon…” https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/what-i-saw-treating-the-victims-from-parkland-should-change-the-debate-on-guns/553937/ Advertisements

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Acne: how to manage this age-old problem.

Acne:  how to manage this age-old problem.  The American Academy of Dermatology updated their acne care guidelines.  Here is a synopsis… Overall: 40 million Americans have acne. 74% of adolescents experience acne Nearly 20% of adult women have acne. What … Continue reading

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Children liquid medication dosing errors. What should you do?

Children liquid medication dosing errors.  What should you do? In 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a recommendation that metric-based dosing for all orally administered liquids be used with a tool with standard markings.  This is because children often … Continue reading

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What do your nails say about your health?!

What do your nails say about your health?!  Nails can be a window into your overall health.  Read on…. Green nail syndrome.  This  may be caused by excessive copper in the body or an infection called Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of … Continue reading

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How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!

How is the flu hitting your region? Nevada is in the RED!  (See the attached USA flu map of influenza-like activity for the week ending January 13, 2018) What can you do?  Get the flu vaccine.  Stay home if you … Continue reading

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Sleep. Are you a good sleeper?

Sleep.  Are you a good sleeper? Sleep Quality.   It’s a predictor of overall physical and mental health and overall vitality.  The National Sleep Foundation made a consensus statements.  I’ll summarize them… How long should it take you to fall asleep?  … Continue reading

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“Pajama time” finishing clinic notes? How does your doctor finish their day?

“Pajama time” finishing clinic notes? How does your doctor finish their day? The New England Journal of medicine ran an interesting article. Attached is a graph of how doctors finish their day. It’s absurd. I urge my kids (and every … Continue reading

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