No One Likes Taking Birth Control

We just like sex more than abstinence

Every day I discuss contraception with patients. While some want contraception for specific beneficial side effects like lighter periods or hormonal balance, more often than not, patients request birth control to prevent pregnancy. Read more

Your Morning Routine Can Change Your Life Tomorrow

Thank you, Hal Elrod, for waking me up to a new perspective

Snooze button. Snooze button again.

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I Celebrate My Kids’ Successes — and Their Misses

The score was 19–16. There were 18 seconds to go, and our team had the ball. The point guard dribbled up the sideline and saw you wide open on the three-point line. You caught the ball, squared up, and took the shot…and missed. Read more

No-One Wants a Pap Smear but It Can Save Your Life

More than 13,000 US women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. In most cases, this disease is preventable through vaccination and proper screening. Read more