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Alternatives to opioid usage

June 10, 2016

In recent months, addiction to opioid medications has been prominently featured in news media. We hear tragic stories of addiction occurring in so many people across the country. There is the tragic story of the high school athlete who initially took pain medications to aid in the care of an injury. He became addicted to […]


Diet is crucial for good brain health

June 3, 2016

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently held its annual conference. One presentation was given on the crucial role diet plays in brain health. This is particularly so when it comes to depression and dementia states Dr. Drew Ramsey, from Columbia University in New York City. There is now an evidence based scale that rates animal […]


How to help prevent medical errors

May 20, 2016

We have recently seen evidence that medical errors are a major cause of deaths. I was shocked when it was reported that these errors could be the third leading cause of death in the United States. I am sure this data will be verified, but regardless, any deaths from medical errors are unacceptable. My next […]


Moquitoes may cause more than bites this year

April 21, 2016

Those wonderful days of summer are now so very close. Can you see those wonderful days out in the sun, sitting out on the deck enjoying the backyard with that homemade glass of lemonade or tea in your hand? Do you want to go out right now and work in the yard on those beautiful […]


Immunizations are important for all ages

March 18, 2016

We all know that infants and children receive many immunizations that are targeted to keep them healthy. Some parents do not want their children to receive these immunizations. If one is objective and looks at how immunizations have improved the lives of children and the public at large, the data is irrefutable. Gone are the […]


FDA begins to examine the opioid epidemic

February 11, 2016

There is no secret. All over United States we are seeing an epidemic of unprecedented opioid addictions. It began as medicine’s attempt to care for patients with pain, but has rapidly run amok. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency charged with over-sight of pharmaceutical safety and effectiveness. Dr. Robert Califf, […]


Winter weather preperation is a good health practice

December 14, 2015

Many of us may not be cold weather fans but Mother Nature has earned our respect. To that end, there are some cold weather related health preparations we should perform. We routinely make sure our cars have been winterized. Making sure that the tires are in good shape is part of that. Do not forget […]


Tis’ the Season when gout will flare

December 5, 2015

It’s a Matter of Your Health We are in the mist of the eating season. We all want to go to those fabulous parties and dinners and just devoir that food as if there is no tomorrow. After all, we only get Grandma’s and Auntie’s wonderful cooking once a year and that time is now. […]


Many things can affect your energy

November 13, 2015

It’s a Matter of Your Health So many people complain of not having enough energy. I hear many patients say they have problems getting the regular duties of life done. Some say they dont have enough energy to care for the kids, keep the house clean, study, exercise or go out. It is a major […]


Lead-free kids for a healthy future

October 30, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health. They can develop behavioral and learning problems (such as hyperactivity), slowed growth, hearing problems and aggressive patterns of behavior. Stopping a child’s exposure to lead from leaded paint, house dust, or any […]


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