Avoid This Mistake or Your New Year’s Resolution Will Fail

Create an action plan, not meaningless words

I want to lose weight. I want to make more money. I want to eat healthier. These are common New Year’s resolutions all destined to fail. Read more

20 Tips for Becoming the Healthiest YOU in 2020

Health screening guidelines we can all use.

Make a 2020 commitment to a better and healthier YOU. Many of us put off our self-care. We prioritize work, family, and other obligations before taking care of ourselves. Make 2020 different. Read more

What to do When Your Child is Constipated

Childhood and Infant Constipation

 Constipation is a common problem

Constipation is a common problem in children of all ages and a frequent reason for visits to the pediatrician. There is no “magic number” when it comes to the frequency of bowel movements, and the number typically varies by age. Read more

Are You At Risk for Chlamydia?

An expert guide to playing it safe

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. It is caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. It is a major cause of infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and pelvic pain. Read more

What is Syphilis and How to Avoid it?

Safe Sex is Better Sex

What is Syphilis

Syphilis is a common and curable sexually transmitted disease caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is transmitted from person to person through skin-to-skin contact. Read more

How to Prevent Pregnancy Until You Are Ready

Let’s talk about Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Are you ready to be a mom?

If you are sexually active and are not ready to be a parent then it is important to choose an effective form of contraception. If you are a parent and your child has become sexually active it is important she starts birth control before you become a grandparent. Read more

Male Obgyn Gets a Mammogram and How It Made Me A More Compassionate Doctor

A few years ago, I found my own breast mass

As an Obgyn I do breast exams every day, but I never expected to find a mass on myself. When I did, immediate panic set in. Breast cancer is rare in men, but it does happen. Read more

Vaping and E-Cigarettes Use by Teens

Vaping is never safe for young adults

In August 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a health advisory urging people to avoid e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. An outbreak of severe lung disease related to vaping has caused severe illness and death across the United States. Read more