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D. folliculorum & Dry Eyes!

There are some famous parasites I studied back in my days at the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (see Loa Loa!), but only recently did I learn that many of us host a common, small parasite

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How to Help College Kids Stay Healthy

We are often asked what the “age limit” for pediatric patients is, particularly as kids start to head off for college. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) identifies 21 years as the upper age limit for pediatric clinics

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Low Dose Aspirin in the News

Aspirin’s blood-thinning properties for years have been touted as a way to stave off cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke. Millions of people in the US take a “baby aspirin” (100mg or less–most commonly 81mg) daily

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Understanding your Metabolism

One of the most common frustrations I see in my clients is weight gain. It’s a frequent complaint among middle-aged women who have been active their entire lives. They eat healthfully and they haven’t changed a thing in

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Hail to the (Fire) Chief!

It is my pleasure to belatedly welcome Woodside Fire Chief Rob Lindner to his new leadership role for the Woodside Fire Protection District. Chief Lindner has been a member of the Woodside community for many years,  starting in

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Staying Safe During Fire Season

As we enter the hottest months of the year, fire danger is high. I want to offer some useful online alert programs and other ways to access time-sensitive information in our area.  San Mateo County has an emergency

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The Village Doctor turns 15!

Did you know that 90 years ago this month the “greatest thing” was invented? Sliced bread, and its inventor, Otto Rohwetter, share a birthday on July 7. Only 90 years ago. Not that I would compare concierge medicine

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Welcome Kimberley!

I am delighted to finally announce the addition of a critical member of Team TVD, seen front and center in the photo with the sparkling eyes and dark hair. Kimberley Burgan accepted the position of Front Desk Concierge

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