Tag Archives: University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine

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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Are you a woman concerned about breast cancer?

Are you a woman concerned about breast cancer?  There is a fantastic online tool to help you figure out your risk of having breast cancer. https://www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool/  

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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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Wear condoms! 2016 was an all-time-high year for sexually transmitted diseases.

Wear condoms! 2016 was an all-time-high year for sexually transmitted diseases.  Did you know that more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the US in 2016.  Chlamydia was the biggest offender, with 1.6 million … Continue reading

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Bladder cancer is the sixth most prevalent cancer in the US. It causes more than 16,000 deaths yearly. This often presents with painless blood in the urine. The risk factors for bladder cancer include male sex, older age, white race, … Continue reading

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Do you have chronic sinusitis?

Do you have chronic sinusitis?  Does your nose drip all the time?  Do you have Facial pain/pressure, decreased or inability to smell, nasal drainage, and nasal obstruction? When 2 or 4 symptoms are present, chronic rhinosinusitis is present. chronic part … Continue reading

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