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When Getting Better Means Saying Goodbye

Some of my patients are in my life for a day. But more often, I see patients often enough to form a relationship beyond the traditional doctor patient interaction, like some of my breast cancer patients come to the office once a week for several months for reconstruction.   During these appointments... Read More ›

Five Things You Can Do To Look Younger Without Having Surgery

Here are 5 things you can do right now to keep looking young. Wear Sunscreen: The moment you expose your skin to the sun, UV rays begin to damage DNA, which is the blueprint our bodies use to build new healthy skin cells.  Changes in DNA lead to skin cancer growth. Collagen fibers are weakened and r... Read More ›

Using Grandma: Taking Unfair Advantage of Illness in the Elderly

Last week, I wrote about a patient who passed away peacefully after his family made the decision to disconnect his life support. This week, I’m sharing the story of less fortunate patient. A 77 year-old woman had a major heart attack about 10 months ago. She was fairly sick before this due to diabet... Read More ›

Sharing Your Wishes

I would like to begin by apologizing to my readers for taking a little time off from my weekly Blog entries. Anyhow, I’d like to talk about something I feel is often overlooked by many of my patients. This week I’d like to share some thoughts I’ve had regarding end of life care. I was lucky enough t... Read More ›