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Summer and Travel Safety

2021-06-18T14:13:13+00:00

After a year of isolation and canceled plans, you may be itching to travel. If you are taking any long trips this summer, especially if you plan to travel abroad, there may be more preparation involved. These are just a few recommendations to help get you started on your summer plans.

Summer and Travel Safety2021-06-18T14:13:13+00:00

Advancements in Body Contouring

2021-06-03T15:54:03+00:00

Whether or not you care to admit it, there is no denying that non-surgical cosmetic procedures are becoming increasingly popular for a good reason. The good news is that the body contouring industry is ever-changing and advancing and has made tremendous strides.

Advancements in Body Contouring2021-06-03T15:54:03+00:00

Sunscreen Awareness

2021-05-06T16:10:50+00:00

May 27 is National Sunscreen Day, and summer is practically here already! With daylight savings time comes an even greater need to protect your skin. If we have met, you know how big I am on sunscreen. It’s so important! 

Sunscreen Awareness2021-05-06T16:10:50+00:00

STD Awareness & Prevention

2021-03-15T14:29:09+00:00

Preventing STDs may sound like a no-brainer, but STDs are more common than you might realize. People do not walk around with a scarlet letter indicating they have chlamydia, herpes, or HIV. The reality is that people often have no signs or symptoms that they have an STD making transmission easy.

STD Awareness & Prevention2021-03-15T14:29:09+00:00

The Magical, Fantastical and Sometimes Elusive Female Orgasm

2021-05-12T19:23:45+00:00

Unlike males, females do not have to reach orgasm during intercourse in order to procreate. Women also seem to sometimes have a harder time reaching orgasm, if they do at all. Studies show that with intercourse alone women reach orgasm only about 51% of the time, compared to men who reach orgasm 96% of the time. Now, that just isn’t fair! So, what can be done about this?

The Magical, Fantastical and Sometimes Elusive Female Orgasm2021-05-12T19:23:45+00:00

Cardiovascular Disease During the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021-01-26T15:49:14+00:00

In light of our ongoing struggle with Covid-19, it is important to identify patients with increased cardiovascular (CV) disease risk. It is well-known that people with underlying conditions like obesity, hypertension, chronic lung disease, diabetes, or a history of cardiovascular disease are especially affected by complications from Covid-19. 

Cardiovascular Disease During the Covid-19 Pandemic2021-01-26T15:49:14+00:00

What do you need to know about your thyroid gland?

2021-01-04T14:59:35+00:00

The thyroid is part of the endocrine system, a collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate many vital functions in your body. In our office, we screen for thyroid dysfunction at routine annual exams and when patients complain of symptoms associated with thyroid dysfunction.

What do you need to know about your thyroid gland?2021-01-04T14:59:35+00:00

Managing Holiday Stress

2020-11-30T17:58:20+00:00

The holidays, as exciting as they are, can be very stressful. Covid-19 has added another level of stress because many want to see their friends and family, but want to do it safely. Others are looking for creative ways to find a connection during the holidays via zoom or drive-by mingling. Is it possible to enjoy the holidays during the Covid-19 pandemic? We think that with extra precautions, you can minimize your risk of flu and Covid-19.

Managing Holiday Stress2020-11-30T17:58:20+00:00

The Matter with the Bladder!

2020-10-30T13:47:05+00:00

Recently I was enjoying my latest edition of Southern Living magazine. As I was thumbing through the recipes, gardening section, and the model home layout it occurred to me that I had seen THREE advertisements for incontinence pads. Are we still thinking this is something normal? ….that childbirth and aging cause us to “tinkle” when we laugh, sneeze or get a strong urge?

The Matter with the Bladder!2020-10-30T13:47:05+00:00

What you should know about Breast Cancer

2020-10-02T02:15:04+00:00

Breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death in women with lung cancer being the number one killer. The incidence of breast cancer diagnosis varies by age group but, an average of 1/9 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. 2.6% of women will die from breast cancer per the American Cancer Society. The good news is that women age 50 and older continue to see the death rate decrease.

What you should know about Breast Cancer2020-10-02T02:15:04+00:00