My Story

My 3 Favorite Medical Shows to Watch Now

"Is there really a Doctor McDreamy?" I remember my sister asking me when I was in my family practice residency training. "Surely there is a hot young Doctor that everyone has a crush on?" And, no, Doctor McDreamy did not make the list of my 3 favorite medical shows to...


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Does Your Husband Have SH-DL Syndrome?

I'm sitting here in the waiting room of a hospital. On my day off to boot. My lovely husband tore his biceps tendon and he is in for a surgical repair. And it happened exactly 2 hours after I told him to ask his sons to help him with our land for Father's Day weekend....

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Maternal Mortality Crisis

Over the past 25 years, maternal deaths have DECREASED across the WORLD by 4%. That’s awesome. In that same time, maternal deaths in the United States have INCREASED by 26%. Not awesome. And it is actually a real problem.  It's our maternal mortality crisis. Why...

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Mother’s Day Gift Challenge

Mother's Day - Time to sleep in, breakfast in bed, a long bath, perfect children, homemade gifts... Who am I kidding? That may be the ultimate Mother's Day gift challenge. When Mother's Day Goes Wrong Here's the reality: Two years ago, I spent Mother's Day in bed...

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Is Your Husband that Clueless?

I have a new obsession - I'm almost embarrassed to admit it. It's KYLIE lip gloss. Think what you may of the Kardashian's but that stuff ROCKS. And I can also say that Kylie helped me realize that my husband is completely clueless. He doesn't just seem that way. I...

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Sisters are THE BEST

Sisters - sigh. Love, kisses, giggles, tea parties, Mom's makeup, late night books under the covers... Baby sisters just make life better - they rejuvenate families and add a lightness that is incomparable. When my 15-year-old daughter, Ella, walks in the room, her...

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How My Baby Bump Changed My Medical Practice

Let's be honest, ladies. There is little you can deny about having a personal life when you are pregnant. Especially when your baby bump gets so big that it literally pushes on your patient while you are examining his belly and the baby kicks his ribs. Occupational...

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The Doctor 

Dr. Emily VinZant is an experienced Family Physician and Mom of teen to toddler. She provides easy medically-based solutions on all things health and parenting to help Mom’s raise healthy families and simplify their lives. 





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