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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

November 9, 2015 | by admin

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction – Mediterranean diets with extra-virgin olive oil have been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack and in this study, possibly breast cancer. This is from an article in JAMA Internal Medicine on Sept 14, 2015. Mediterranean diets are rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and olive oil but limit red […]

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Mammograms for Early Breast Cancer Detection

November 9, 2015 | by admin

Mammograms for Early Breast Cancer Detection – The American Cancer Society recently revised its recommendations for early breast cancer detection for women at average risk for the disease. The risk of developing breast cancer for women born in the United States today at some time in their lives is 12.4%. The new guidelines suggest annual […]

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Red Meat May Give You Cancer

November 9, 2015 | by admin

Red Meat May Give You Cancer, according to a statement issued by The World Health Organization October 29, 2015. Fresh red meat is “ranked as only slightly less dangerous than preserved products such as bacon, sausages, and burgers.” It is felt that these may be carcinogenic to humans, that is, cause cancer, specifically colorectal, pancreatic, […]

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JUST FOR FUN – Family Time

November 9, 2015 | by admin

JUST FOR FUN – Family Time In this crazy world, going 90 to nothing, we should make time for the really important things in life.  One of these is family time. My wife and I recently visited my son and his family in North Carolina; […]

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Bolognese Meat Sauce

November 9, 2015 | by admin

IN THE KITCHEN WITH DR. B. – Bolognese Meat Sauce or Ragù As the weather is rapidly turning colder, hearty dishes are more to my liking. I have prepared Ragù for many years as a favorite sauce for pasta. The original recipe came from Marcella […]

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PICTURE OF PAIN

October 9, 2015 | by admin

This is a picture of pain – endometriosis overlying vital structures in the pelvis. I recently saw a young woman who had two laparoscopies in the last year. The operative report from June stated endometriosis was not removed from the ureter because of the physician’s […]

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WOMEN’S HEALTH INFO – VIAGRA FOR WOMEN

August 11, 2015 | by admin

Is Addyi (flibanserin) a long-awaited medication that will help women’s libido? Final approval by The FDA for the drug is expected sometime this month. Decreased or absent libido (sex drive) or Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) is a very common complaint in women in their 40’s and older. Medical studies show that 40-50% of all […]

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JUST FOR FUN – SAVANNAH CHILDREN’S CHOIR

August 11, 2015 | by admin

The Savannah Children’s Choir recently completed their two-week summer camp and show-cased the children with an end-of-camp concert at the Lucas Theater. What a treat to see and hear them sing! My only wish is that my grandchildren lived close enough so they could participate […]

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IN THE KITCHEN WITH DR. B. – PASTA WITH SUMMER SQUASH

August 11, 2015 | by admin

My wife found this delicious recipe to showcase fresh squash at Food & Wine On-line. I could enjoy this pasta with summer squash as a one-dish meal. ¾ cup walnut halves 4 cups packed arugula leaves (4 ounces) ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more […]

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WOMEN’S HEALTH INFO – HEALTHCARE CHANGE

June 28, 2015 | by admin

The world has changed, sometimes for the better and sometimes otherwise. The photograph is of my wife’s grandfather’s store in the late 1800’s in Columbia, S. C.  Some healthcare changes are obvious and some not so obvious. Frequently, we are not aware of things happening “behind-the-scenes” […]

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