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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/ Advertisements

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What kind of doctor is your “doctor?”

What kind of doctor is your “doctor?”  I recently talked to a girlfriend who saw a practitioner but did not know their schooling or specialty. You should care about and KNOW what kind of medical professional you are seeing.  Do … Continue reading

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Peanut allergies in infants

Peanut allergies in infants.  The New England Journal of Medicine published an update on peanut allergies in infants and what to do to decrease them. Did you know? 2% of US children have a peanut allergy Peanut allergy is the … Continue reading

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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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