Lady Docs Corner Cafe Blog

Thu Tran, MD,FACOG

Our Own Words of Gratitude for 2023

November 23, 2023

Keeping a gratitude journal has been recommended by psychologists as a part of our daily activities.  Multiple studies have shown how gratitude can increase our level of happiness.  However, most…

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Living My Moments

February 8, 2023

We are in Chesapeake Beach this weekend. It hasn’t snowed much this year except for some dusty flakes a few days ago that quickly melted when the morning temperature started…

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Feeling Alone in a Crowd

December 31, 2022

December into January is a favorite time of the year for many people.  It’s the time that many go “home” for the holidays, to be with families and friends.  Millions…

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How Much is Enough?

December 23, 2022

The last time I went to a mall was in late September when I was getting ready for a trip to the kingdom of Bhutan and Nepal for a Himalayan…

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A mushroom dish

Powerhouse Veggies – especially during COVID times

July 4, 2022

Summer is here, when local vegetables are more abundant, some of which we can even grow in our own vegetable gardens.  Are there some that we could eat to help…

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A Special Medical School Graduate: A Salute to Johanny

May 27, 2022

Last week, my family took a flight to Jacksonville, Florida, to attend the medical school graduation (from the Mayo Clinic) of our young friend and former mentee Johanny.  We were…

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About Masks …

January 22, 2022

I can’t believe we still talk about masks, two years into this Covid pandemic.  It is nostalgic to think of the days when my patients and I could talk freely…

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Pumpkins out in an area

October Health Pearls – Alcohol, Intermittent Fasting, and the Covid-Diabetes Connection

October 19, 2021

Alcohol Consumption and Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk:  Drinking Frequency vs Quantity A study from Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, S. Korea, recently released in JAMA Network Open, shows drinking frequency being…

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Health care heroes working while pregnant during covid.

Pregnancy during a pandemic – here’s what you should think about

August 1, 2021

At the end of March, 2020, our country entered a lockdown phase to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Life stood still, with families huddled in uncertainty of when they would …

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A Grateful Ride through the Maddening 2020

December 26, 2020

Under our masks, my new patients and I do not know how we really look.  My former patients and I recognize each other only through our eyes.  We are moving…

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