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Back to Sleep or Preventing SIDS

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Baby (Cradle) by Gustav Klimt 1917/1918
Twenty years ago, I graduated from medical school and began my journey into obstetrics and gynecology. One of the messages I had to give to new parents was “back to sleep”. Since then, the rate of...
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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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HIV Testing in Pregnancy

During your pregnancy, we do many types of tests.   Many of these tests require blood.   During the first OB visit, we usually draw the most blood.  Many of these tests check for infections that can cause problems in pregnancy.  One test I’d like to discuss today is the HIV test. Most women who become pregnant today...
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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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