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A Patient Asks: “How Do You Treat Constipation?”

1/12/20 – Constipation is a far more common cause of bloating, gas, and abdominal pain than people realize. Constipation is defined as infrequent and frequently incomplete bowel movements. It has many known…Read More

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Can Drinking Green Tea Prolong your Life?

1/11/20 – A recent study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology showed an association between drinking tea and a longer life. “Habitual tea consumption is associated with lower risks of…Read More

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Staying Healthy in Winter

12/18/19 – As a direct primary care physician, I have much more time to provide a medical perspective on a variety of topics to help my patients stay healthy and safe. Given that…Read More

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Encouraging Health and Wellness

12/18/19 – When I chose to pursue medicine as a career, I embraced a mission to manage, cure, and prevent illness. While I’m not able to do all of these things with…Read More

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Vaccines are for Kids . . . and Adults

11/12/19 – We are reminded each year to get a flu shot, but we also need to stay up to date on other vaccinations to maintain good health. Vaccines can decrease our…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “Should I Get a Flu Shot?”

10/3/19 – Flu season is nearly upon us. Every year, doctors across the country implore their patients to get flu shots, and every year, some of those patients refuse. Their reasons vary:…Read More

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Is Red Meat Really Bad For You?

10/2/19 – Study after study has suggested an association between red meat consumption (especially processed red meat) and bad health outcomes like cancer, heart disease, and even diabetes. But recently, an article…Read More