September 6, 2017

Ask almost any mom what she dreads most about back to school, and she’ll tell you it is making lunch every day. We want to help. Erin has suggestions to make school lunch more fun and Tammy...

July 7, 2017

On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I ended up in the ER. The staff there was lovely, but believe me, you do not want to have a major health emergency in a place you don’t speak the...

June 8, 2017

I just read a study revealing that during the K-2nd grade years, kids get significantly fatter during the summer months. At first pass, this seems impossible, but when I really think about i...

May 14, 2017

“You can’t out-train crappy eating.” 

This is a very true, somewhat depressing statement. What is the first thing everyone who wants to lose weight does? They join a gym. For the small percen...

April 15, 2017

When young men come to see me for a routine physical, I have a high suspicion something is actually bothering them — the trick is to get them to tell me what. Men rarely go see a doctor for...

February 13, 2017

Being in love is good for you. This should come as no surprise. When an animated character falls in love, they literally walk on air. When real people fall in love, they feel as if they coul...

September 26, 2016

I think a lot about the obesity epidemic our country is facing. I see patients with diabetes, hypertension, back pain and depression, and I know if they could lose just a little bit of weigh...

August 27, 2016

As usual, I am rolling out of summer hair fried, liver angry, skin neglected and jeans tight. About a week ago I was lamenting the end of my favorite season, but I took a look in a full leng...

March 8, 2016

One of the harder things to say as a doctor, and one of the most frustrating comments to receive as a patient is, “It is likely due to stress.” I have been on both sides of this conversation...

January 12, 2016

YIKES! It seems they may be. This is not good news for me, as organization has never been my thing. Arguing with science is not really my thing either, so I think it is time to streamline th...

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