Prevent Meningitis!

Prevent Meningitis!

In its most simple definition, meningitis is a brain infection and those who survive it are often left mentally and physically impaired. Meningitis in its many forms ranks as a devastating, life altering and often fatal disease. In its most simple definition,...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome – diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating and flatulence are very unpleasant. As one of my patients so eloquently put it, “Irritable bowel syndrome sucks!” And you know, she’s right. The symptoms of irritable...

Be a Happy Bucket Filler!

Carol McCloud’s award winning book Have You Filled a Bucket Today? urges us to be Happy Bucket fillers. April is Child Abuse Prevention month and I could dive into the many negative aspects of child abuse. I could restate the American Academy of Pediatrics...
Let’s Not Forget Alcohol

Let’s Not Forget Alcohol

According to the CDC, in the U.S. 88,000 people die each year from alcohol related tragedies, which compares to 47,000 deaths from opioids. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) recently declared, “Let’s Not Forget Alcohol.”...

Exciting Infertility News!

Poppy seed oil based contrast used to perform a common diagnostic procedure on women unable to get pregnant, results in improved fertility rates! If you’ve tried a year or more to get pregnant without success, you’re not alone. Researchers report nearly 1...