Tag Archives: Washington

One very helpful patient iphone app…

The American Medical Association has a new iphone app that I love.  It offers a portable storage site for all your medical info.  Medications, allergy information, emergency contacts, your health care team, and your pharmacy. It makes information between patients … Continue reading

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Changes in Blood Pressure in Early 40s Affect Lifetime Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack in Women

“Oh it’s just up because I was in a rush to get here” “Oh it’s just up because I took the stairs” “Oh it’s just up because I’m feeling a little stressed”. It is easy to try to rationalize a … Continue reading

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Emergency Contraception Should be Available for Adolescents (Plan B)

  What is the most commonly performed gynecologic procedure in the USA?  No it’s not a hysterectomy.  And no, not an ablation.  It’s therapeutic abortion.  By a long shot.  Over 1.3 million abortions occur every year in the USA.  In … Continue reading

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