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Seasonal affective disorder: Is it for real?

Have you ever felt extra tired in the winter? We chock it up to the cold and snow. It’s dark when you go to work and it’s dark when you drive home. We know it will get better when spring comes and the days get warmer. To most people, this is just the winter blues,

By |2019-04-10T13:03:48-06:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seasonal affective disorder: Is it for real?

Take time to be kind

With the holiday season behind us, it’s a good time for reflection. Take a step back and think for just a few minutes about what matters most.  Carve out some time in your busy, hectic schedule for five minutes.  Just five. Ask yourself, what could I do that might be helpful to another person, my

By |2018-01-08T16:09:37-06:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Take time to be kind

Retirement nowadays means staying healthy

You don’t think about it until you have to:  retirement.  As the time creeps closer, the questions keep popping up from your family and friends.  When are you going to retire?  What are you going to do after you retire? As a physician, the first thing that comes to mind is, Why would I retire? 

By |2017-10-26T14:55:41-06:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness, Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Retirement nowadays means staying healthy

Local efforts to prevent opioid abuse underway

  As a physician, I've prescribed thousands of doses of narcotics for pain. It's a responsibility I take seriously. Opioids, including prescription opioids and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — more than any year on record. Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths

By |2017-09-13T13:28:54-06:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Community Engagement|Comments Off on Local efforts to prevent opioid abuse underway