What is HPV? (Guest Post)

Some HPV facts, explained by a guest gynecologist.

  HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. Some things to know about the virus:   HPV is divided into 2 groups-high risk and low risk. High risk HPV is necessary but not the only thing that is needed for the progression to cervical cancer. Most HPV infections come and go and rarely proceed to cancer. Only […]

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Would You Like a Burger With Your Bypass?

A burger lays on a plate, with 6 patties and 6 slices of cheese (NOT a plant based choice!)

I often hear some version of the above from friends and acquaintances: during a hospital stay, they or their loved ones are served the types of foods that may have caused their problem in the first place. The disconnect between cause and effect just kills me. A Missed Teaching Opportunity A hospital stay can be […]

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Screen Time and Kids

a child stands, watching TV. Topic discussed is screen time and kids

Only it’s exhausting. I don’t know if it’s because adults have less energy than children or if it’s because our minds are running through our list of to-do every time more than an hour passes of their playtime. I just don’t have their level of energy. So sometimes I find myself asking my kids to […]

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