Tag Archives: Family Medicine

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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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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Medical students have their own brand of “March Madness” and it’s called Match Day!

Medical School graduates in the Class of 2018 (at EVERY medical school) have their own brand of “March Madness” and it’s called Match Day! When is it? March 16, 2018! At 9 am PST  all the medical students around the … Continue reading

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I am featured in the recent AARP magazine! Read on…

I am featured in the recent AARP magazine!  Read on… https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2018/medical-experts-insider-advice.html

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Why are you hoarse? What should you do?

Why are you hoarse?  What should you do?  There are a multitude of causes of hoarseness.  Hoarseness is a common presentation to primary care physicians.  The causes range from inflammatory processes to psychiatric disorders to more serious systemic, neurologic or … Continue reading

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Radon. What is it? Should I test for it? Should I even be concerned?

Radon.  What is it?  Should I test for it?  Should I even be concerned? Radon is a unique environmental health risk.  It comes from uranium and radium natural decay.  Radon is a greater source of natural radiation than exposure to … Continue reading

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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/

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