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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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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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The Rockets Red Glare Without the Risk!

Happy (almost) 4th of July! Maybe it’s an homage to the “Rockets’ Red Glare”, but Americans love to light up things that go boom in honor of their nation’s birth. However, due to the risk of injuries, the

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Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer

Once again, this June brings PanCAN’s annual “Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer”, and once again, I am proud to throw TVD’s support behind Cathy Quon, who has bravely and steadfastly supported PanCAN over these many years. Please help

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Tutto È Possibile (Anything Is Possible)

  Every now and then, we have an experience that feels so good we want to share. We had one recently between our medical assistant, Christie and one of our pediatric patients. This young man was understandably apprehensive

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The Benefits of Penicillin Allergy Testing

Hello from the 2019 American College of Physicians (ACP) Conference in Philadelphia! One of the many reasons I enjoy being a concierge physician at The Village Doctor is our emphasis on staying current on developments in internal medicine.

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Ready, Set, Go! Sports, Camps, and Check-Ups

Spring has sprung. And that brings lots of camp and sports forms. And check-ups. When coming in for a check-up, have your child or teen wear comfortable clothing that allows for unrestricted movement and facilitates a full sports/musculoskeletal

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Namaste

This ancient Sanskrit word already resonates with many of you, but let me just say that after returning from a two week trek, hiking up to Everest Base Camp with my daughter, the sentiment of “the sacred in

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The Stress of March

Every February, I reflect upon my dislike of March. In a matter of a few weeks, toward the second half of March, the “stress-o-meters” belonging to kids and their parents all over the country hit new highs. Geysers

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Namaste

This ancient Sanskrit word already resonates with many of you, but let me just say that after returning from a

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