Tag Archives: OBGYN

It’s All in the History

Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996

Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996

    People go to see the doctor for many reasons.  Sometimes it is just a check up or medication refill or for not feeling well.  Sometimes it is because of pain. Pain is tricky.  It can come on all of...
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Elder Abuse

"Whistler's Mother" James McNeill Whistler c. 1871

  Not too long ago, Mickey Rooney, a stage and screen actor appeared before a special U.S. Senate committee on elder abuse and reported that he was financially abused by a family member. Brooke Astor, an American philanthropist and...
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Doctor, what can I eat?

You’re pregnant.  Congratulations!  Felicidades!  Conratulaizione!  Gratulacje!  Let’s celebrate!  How do we celebrate good news in any culture?  We eat!  It’s what humans do.  Food is what brings people together. But wait, what do you eat when you’re pregnant?  It is the question that I am asked each and every time when I see pregnant patients and...
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Why You Should Get the Pertussis Vaccine

Over the past decade or so, much ado has been made about vaccinations.  Because of this, many people in our community are under vaccinated resulting in potential for outbreaks or epidemics.  In 2010, more than 27,000 cases of whooping cough or Pertussis reached levels not seen since 1959.  California had 10 infant deaths during this...
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