Physician Health Articles
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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder of the gastrointestinal system that affects up to one in seven Americans. It is the second most common cause of missed work… Read more about the Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Pertussis Epidemic in California
There has been a lot of information in the news lately about pertussis, also known as whooping cough. According to the California Department of Public Health, the recent outbreaks and deaths have become an epidemic. … Read more about the Pertussis Epidemic
Melanoma, the Sun and You
As spring fades into the long days of summer, we find ourselves spending more time outdoors. Enjoying the warm sun at baseball games, a visit to the park or a pleasant bike ride to the store seems to be just what our bodies need to escape the cocoon of winter. … Read more about Melanoma
Spring – beautiful flowers, trees, grass and allergies!
Spring is fast approaching, which means blue skies, blossoming trees, warmer weather, plenty of green grass and lots of pollen. Our beautiful spring is a great time to be outdoors, but for those who have a pollen allergy it can be pretty miserable. . … Read more about Spring and pollen
What is an ovarian cyst?
Many women have heard about ovarian cysts, but do they really understand what these cysts are? Are they dangerous and something to be concerned about? … Read more about ovarian cysts
Incontinence – More Common Than You Think
Do you ever find yourself leaking urine when you laugh, cough, sneeze or exercise? It is embarrassing to talk about, but the truth is, this condition is a very common female problem called stress urinary incontinence … Read more about Incontinence
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Food Poisoning
Summer is a great season for vacations, family reunions, graduations, picnics and camping trips. Unfortunately it can also be an unhealthy time if food preparation causes illness to your family.… Read more about food poisoning