What Should You Take to Stop That Cough?

What Should You Take to Stop That Cough?

This time of year everyone is coming in coughing. And, as a Family Physician, I am frequently asked, “What should I take for this unbearable cough?” I know, that cough is annoying. It’s doubly annoying when your husband is hacking up a lung night after...
Should You Page Your Doctor When …?

Should You Page Your Doctor When …?

A few months ago I had the strangest page from the hospital operators. They said, “Doctor, we know you don’t take calls but this patient said she is returning a call from you. Will you accept it?” “What do you mean I don’t take...
What Should You Take for a Sore Throat?

What Should You Take for a Sore Throat?

Nothing ruins a good weekend like being sick. And isn’t that always when it happens? This week I was at an outdoor football game and it felt like there was a knife in the back of your throat every time I swallowed. I can barely remember the score. Oh, yeah, my...
Breast Implants Can Cause Cancer?

Breast Implants Can Cause Cancer?

Breast implants CAN cause cancer. And what you choose to do with that information is scary for MANY women today. Let’s start by getting the facts straight. The Facts on Breast Implant-Associated Cancer: The increased cancer risk is called Breast...
5 Keys to Get the Most Out of Your Yearly Physical

5 Keys to Get the Most Out of Your Yearly Physical

In the age of insurance dominance, your Family Doctor is likely as frustrated as you are with the amount of time we have to discuss your health, even at your yearly physical. Being prepared and having realistic expectations will help make your appointment more...