Doctor Talk

  • Smoking and the Teenage Brain:

    MAR 05, 2021

    When it comes to teens and the dangers of smoking, there’s a lot more to consider than just the increased risk of emphysema and lung cancer later in life.

  • Estrogen and Breast Cancer

    FEB 09, 2021

    It’s important for women to weigh their increased risk of breast cancer against the relief they may gain from hormone replacement therapy.

  • What You Need to Know About Vaccines

    JAN 21, 2021

    There are many viewpoints and perspectives on the topic of vaccines, their safety and effectiveness. This has never been truer than inside the COVID 19 pandemic. Vaccines have played an important role in our society over the last 100 years and have saved countless lives.

  • Mammograms Key to Breast Health

    JAN 12, 2021

    When it comes to breast cancer detection, it’s clear that regular mammograms help find cancer earlier and in its most treatable stages. In fact, we know that routine screening reduces breast cancer risk of dying by at least 15 percent.

  • Diet, exercise can improve health, life

    NOV 20, 2020

    It’s important to work with your primary care provider to develop strategies and implement simple changes that make a positive impact on your life and health.

  • Using Weight-Loss Surgery to Improve Chronic Kidney Disease

    NOV 11, 2020

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the gradual loss of kidney function that hinders the body’s ability to filter wastes and excess fluids from the blood that are then passed in urine.