Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Tips For First Year Of Family Medicine Residency: Congratulations! You've graduated medical school and MATCHED into a Family Medicine Residency Program. You made it! You've worked hard, taken your exams, and broken your booty to get to where you are...
As I was working in the ER, I honestly did not have enough time to truly evaluate how ‘social distancing’ affected people. Now that I am out of the ER, I have had some time to think.???? I have realized...
  w I've been dealing with this new COVID-19 for a few months now, and the media is not holding back.???? They are reporting possible symptoms; age ranges being affected, mortality rates.✔️ It is discussing "possible" treatment plans. "Treatments" including those which have...
Let’s talk about something I know we all love… SLEEP! 
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Shopping is My Cardio

This post is a bit different from my usual ones because I realized that daily life can't always be so rigid and information based.  I love to venture out of my niche once in a while and provide you...
H  How long do you sleep at night? Do you find it easy to fall asleep? Do you often stay up to watch movies? Most of us do not pay much attention to sleep, it's quality or quantity, but the...
Although evidence is just emerging, and therefore primarily criticized, an article from the William and Medlock NEJM suggested that the increasing racial hostility and community level prejudice towards marginalized groups will adversely affect health.  This will only increase the...
I  It is widely known that healthy eating has a significant impact on human health. What we put in our bowls and our bodies can significantly contribute to our health. The food we eat can notably manipulate our intestinal health,...
November is over! But that doesn't mean that Men's health should stop being a priority. I'll be discussing a few things that men may or may not have or might even be afraid of having. This is the first...
I have heard so many things about apple cider vinegar (ACV) recently that I've decided to look into it myself.  Not knowing enough about something doesn't deter me from sharing what I find... I look for excuses to jump into...
Commercial Pilots and Health Concerns In today’s day and age, about 8 million people use planes on any given day.   More than 3 billion people use jets to travel, but we often forget the real protagonists in these stories—the pilots....
Doctors continuously tell you to engage in more physical activity because it's right for you. But why is it useful? Do you know?  I'm going to give you a few reasons why regular exercise is so essential to your health...
In 2011, a mother lost custody of her 200lb 3rd-grade son for medical neglect. When enrollment into the “Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight” program was unsuccessful, and his weight kept rising, authorities got involved.  The Department of Children and Family Services...
Bones and Their Health Osteoporosis. As some of you may know if you follow me on Instagram (@doctor.vero), I recently volunteered at the West Kendall Health Fair provided by DOCs and PHSA, which are two organizations from the University of Miami,...
We're always being told we drink more water. It's right for you! Water and Its Benefits, Stay hydrated; it's right for you! But what is it suitable for?  Do you know some or even all the reasons?  Maybe you...
Have you ever eaten everything in the fridge and somehow still crave another? It's happened to me! Ever so often, I get these pangs of hunger, but it's not hunger. There's no way it could be.  If you've ever...
Recently the guidelines for diagnosing high blood pressure have been changed!  It used to be a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg, and it has been decreased to 130/80 mmHg. This means that a more significant part of our country will be...
With every going on in the world today, from natural disasters to human-made disasters, I thought I would give you guys a little info on what is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).   Most people think, oh yeah. Veterans have...
one of the essential obligations of a physician is to treat pain adequately. Recently, the treatment of chronic pain has expanded into the primary care setting (Reid MC, 2002). Many primary care physicians are unsure about how to efficiently...
M  y decision to go on the 2 week trial of a vegan diet started after I watched the “What the Health” documentary on Netflix.  A lot of case reports, meaning people who gave their experiences, showed that health benefits and...
I have a friend who lives in Switzerland and recently participated in the Geneva triathlon.  After congratulating him, he said he was pleased, mainly because he did it on a purely vegan diet.  I was a bit shocked that he...
Rabies is a viral disease that is usually spread to humans by contact with infected animals.  The virus waits in the salivary glands of the animal.  Once they bite someone, it travels into the broken skin and into the...

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