August 31, 2021

September is Sexual Awareness Month

September is recognized as Sexual health month, specifically September 4th, 2021. As the days become shorter and nights longer, sexual awareness should become aforethought for providers […]
August 18, 2021

Why Paying Your Kids for Allowance May Be Teaching them The Wrong Lesson

Annually children will visit their medical home for a well check. In addition to checking height, weight, and a physical exam, the pediatric provider will discuss […]
May 18, 2021

How Not To Kill Your Young Patient with Afib

This 19-year-old male presented to the ER feeling like his heart was going to “come out of his chest.” He has mild chest pain and mild […]
April 20, 2021

How much weight should we place on weight?

Vital signs are one of the most important physical exam components that we are taught during our healthcare training, and in all seriousness, by insurance companies […]
February 25, 2021

He’s Young; it CAN’T be a STEMI!

This is a 38-year-old male presents to the ER for non -exertional chest pain. He was doing bench presses when it started. He is well appearing. […]
February 25, 2021

The Fussy Infant

Background  During the first three months of life, neonates cry more than any other time in infancy and childhood. During the first six weeks of life, […]
February 25, 2021

“I’m going crazy”: Signs of the Menopausal Transition

Your female patient comes in complaining of anxiety, body aches, hair falling out, heavy or irregular periods, weight gain, moodiness, not being able to fall asleep […]
February 25, 2021

How Much Should I Worry About This EKG?

It’s a Friday at 4:30 pm, and your patient says the classic “Oh by the way…”, followed by a chief complaint of left shoulder pain. He […]
February 12, 2021

Update to CDC’s Treatment Guidelines for Gonococcal Infection, 2020

In December 2020, the CDC came out with new treatment guidelines for Gonorrhea. Dual antibiotics treatment of Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM injection plus Azithromycin 1gm po […]
February 12, 2021

Can stress kill?

Ms. X was a healthy 51-year-old female when she died. She reported being “very busy” all the time taking care of a household. She was taking […]