Archive for May 2015
The Truth About Electronic Medical Records
Patients are either grateful or mildly amused when they see me writing in paper charts. Prompted by a few articles I read this weekend, I decided to share my thoughts…Read More
Teen Pregnancy – It’s More Than Just About The Baby
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. Teen pregnancy and births in the U.S. have reached historic lows, so it might be tempting for parents, healthcare providers, community leaders and…Read More
May Health Pearls
1. Gardasil 9 Vaccine: Potential 80% Reduction in Cervical Cancer A study conducted by the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute and the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) reported a…Read More
Hats Off To The Washington Post: Forget the Fitbit. Focus on Lunch.
A comical drawing of a young man exercising on the front of the Outlook Section of today’s Washington Post caught my eye. As did the title: Forget the Fitbit. Focus on…Read More
How To Get More Whole Grains In Your Life
Most articles you read about healthy nutrition mention the benefits of eating a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, with some low-fat dairy, and healthy fats, particularly…Read More
A Legacy of Touching Lives
A LEGACY OF TOUCHING LIVES Readers of the LadyDocsCornerCafe have been blessed with a website on fitness, health and nutrition created BY women focused MOSTLY, but not entirely, on women.…Read More
For the Love of Moms—Happy Mother’s Day!
Motherhood is a rewarding choice for many of us. Motherhood, however, can be challenging, as a bulk of our adult life is spent taking care of our children instead of…Read More
Reaching Beyond the Ashes–Message from the Children of Hiroshima
Several weeks ago, my husband David and I went with our friend Dr. Serrin Gantt to the Gaithersburg Arts Barn in the Kentlands neighborhood to watch a documentary “Pictures from…Read More
Breast Cancer Screening – What’s Behind the Guidelines?
Last week, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released updated recommendations for breast cancer screening. In the name of being more transparent, there is time now for the public to…Read More