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A Healthy Summer!

June 23rd, 2016 (No Comments)

Tips for a Healthy Summer A healthy summer! Here some tips to get the most out of summer.  I am so happy the warm, sunny months are here!  I love living in the Pacific Northwest year-round but especially in the summer when there is so much to do outside.  Whether it is hiking in the […]

Concierge Medicine

March 3rd, 2016 (No Comments)

Here is a good article on concierge medicine from Seattle magazine, February 2016.

Staying Healthy In the Summer

June 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

Summertime always brings up good memories for us: warm sunny weather, vacations, time off from school, gardening, countless outdoor activities either by ourselves or with family and friends, and the list goes on. The following article gives us some good ideas about staying healthy in the summer. Look beyond the slight sales pitch for his […]

Digital Medicine

May 8th, 2015 (No Comments)

Everything in society is becoming digitized including healthcare. Significant breakthroughs in medicine continue to occur regularly which is great for our patients and exciting for us as clinicians. With continued forward momentum, medicine is becoming increasingly high tech with digital devices starting to play a major role in every day medical care. Digital medicine will […]

Obesity-New Treatments

April 1st, 2015 (4 Comments)

Obesity-new treatments. Obesity continues to be one of the most significant health problems facing Americans today. It is a major contributor to the most common causes of death (heart disease, stroke and cancer) and causes a myriad of other health problems. I have worked with overweight and obese patients for 20 years now. My heart really goes […]

Medical Identity Theft

February 25th, 2015 (1 Comment)

We are all aware of identity theft: someone steals and uses another person’s personal information usually for financial gain. A similar problem, medical identity theft, is on the rise. In this scenario an individual gets your personal health insurance information and uses it for fraudulent activity including seeing a doctor, getting prescriptions filled, filing false […]

Vaping

February 5th, 2015 (No Comments)

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been around for over ten years. They first appeared in the United States in 2006. The New England Journal of Medicine published an article on 1/22/2015 about the use of e-cigarettes (also known as vaping). Vaping has become very popular with increasing use among teenagers. Their study found that vaping e-cigarette […]

One year anniversary article in Mercer Island Living magazine

January 28th, 2015 (1 Comment)

Hello everyone, Our one year anniversary is coming up next month! The local magazine Mercer Island Living did a nice story on us that I wanted to share. Here is the PDF: Mercer_Island_Feb15

New Year Resolutions

January 17th, 2015 (1 Comment)

January is a month when many of us resolve to make important changes in our lives. A fresh new year is a good starting point for making those positive changes. However, you can implement healthy lifestyle choices anytime of the year! Below are two links to WebMD articles. Each one discusses healthy New Year resolutions […]

Staying healthy during flu season (AND the rest of the year!)

December 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

I came across an interesting article today that I wanted to share with you. It was written in November 2011 but is still very relevant today. It gives 15 tips for staying healthy during flu season. However, many of the recommendations are applicable to year-round good health. That is what intrigued me and prompted me […]