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Thu Tran, MD,FACOG

Jackson Hole Summer Journey

July 2, 2013

We left Maryland last Saturday for Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It has been a year and a half since I went on a family vacation with my father and my older brothers. The last vacation we had together was a Christmas cruise to the Caribbean with both my parents and our children.  My mother died two…

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Salute to the Graduates

June 14, 2013

I know I am getting old when many of my bootcamp friends are having children graduating from high school or college. Dr Bawa’s son Simran just graduated from dental school. Josh, Dr Sheri Hamersley’s son, and Liam, Dr Mary Marovich’s son, graduated from high schools. My Linh, Dr Mimi Nguyen’s daughter, graduated from college and…

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How good is your memory?

June 5, 2013

Most of us do not worry about our forgetfulness until we are in our “middle age”. We usually blame it on our busy schedules and how we remember only the “essential” things and thus forget the “little things” in our daily lives. I have noticed how even “brilliant” people like my husband David, a physician-attorney,…

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Health Pearls for the month of June/2013

June 3, 2013

Health Pearls for June/2013, gathered from the Duke Medical Center’s Health News: 1. A protein rich breakfast can curb evening snacking and cravings for junk food.  A good example is anhigh-protein, 350 calorie breakfast consisting of eggs and lean beef, burritos, or egg-based waffles with applesauce and a beef sausage patty, plain Greek Yogurt and…

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Are You Ready for a Change?

May 27, 2013

We women are interesting. I know this for a fact because I have been an obstetrician/gynecologist for almost 22 years. I have seen thousands of women from all age groups and delivered thousands of babies. I have seen teenagers struggling with acne and sexuality, elderly women struggling with mobility and illnesses, and middle age and…

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Have a cake and eat part of it too

May 27, 2013

Several weeks ago after Easter, I came back to the office and found all these plates of sausages,salami, deviled eggs, rolls on our kitchen’s table. Roxanne, my nurse, had her annual Easter Brunch at her house and brought the leftovers to work. Roxanne has always been a generous hostess. Her Easter brunches, with more than…

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For inner focus

May 18, 2013

More than twenty years ago I was living in Baltimore during my OBGYN residency. My mother and I and my three dogs lived in a little bungalow with two bedrooms and one bath in Towson. We had a front yard just big enough for us to plant a few bushes of Azaleas and different kind…

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