October 2016

The next 10 years in medicine

October 31, 2016

Really loved reading this article by Vivek Wadhwa to get even more excited about what’s coming in the next 10 years of medicine. It makes me appreciate practicing in Silicon Valley where a lot of this is happening and where a lot of my patients are working on these innovations. He writes about gene sequencing, artificial intelligence, the tracking of our physical […]

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Pass the probiotics, please

October 25, 2016

I spend a lot of my days talking about probiotics. They come up when I’m prescribing antibiotics (since antibiotics also kill many of the natural “good” bacteria in the gut), when talking about GI symptoms (irritable bowel, bloating, constipation), when talking about weight loss and obesity, and when seeing babies and kids with constipation. So much […]

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5 things I like about being a family doc

October 19, 2016

My baby is 12 weeks old and I’m back to work. Oh, transitions…. There’s a lot to complain about in primary care (maternity leave being one of them!) and I’ll be one of the first to name some of the issues I face daily. But, there are also a lot of great things about being […]

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