Health & Fitness

Rapper Role Models and their Glamorization of Prescription Drugs

Rapper Role Models and their Glamorization of Prescription Drugs

During his 2004 stand up Never Scared Chris Rock said, “I love rap music, but I am tired of defending it.”  That statement, for me, holds true more today than ever before.  Mumbling about nonsense is already hard to defend, and only gets worse when […]

The Climb

The Climb

College → Medical School → Residency → Fellowship.  The journey to becoming a doctor sometimes feels like climbing a never ending ladder. 

The Joys of Residency … Seriously

The Joys of Residency … Seriously

“The days are long, but the years are short.” That’s what they told us when residency began three years ago and after having completed my last day of residency today I couldn’t agree more. Like finishing anything meaningful, graduating residency is bittersweet. There’s no doubt […]

Live happily, go peacefully

Live happily, go peacefully

Whether you believe in science, God, neither, or some combination- we can all agree that death is inevitable. Due to the finality of our lives each of us should understand and prepare for that moment not only for ourselves, but also for our loved ones. […]

To supplement, or not?

To supplement, or not?

Perhaps a few times a week I’ll get asked about vitamins and dietary supplements from my friends, family members and patients alike. People are always looking for a “natural” way to take care of their health and getting to be a part of these discussions […]

NEW YEAR, NEW YOLK

NEW YEAR, NEW YOLK

The New Year has arrived and like every new year, the resolution to get to the gym is made by many. People are about to start working their butts’ off- sweating, grunting, and of course, snap chatting. All who want to get in shape believe […]