I’m now gray. It took over a year to bleach enough color out, grow enough of my natural out and to overall transform to my natural gray hair. I remember 10 years ago I complained to my colorist about the changing texture of my hair and he responded, “Well, gray hair is wiry.” I took…Continue Reading “#SilverFox or #GrannyHair”
Margarita on the beach. Pucker up.
There is no better place to watch science in action than in the world of medicine. It was discovered in the 1930’s that blood, in the presence of a certain streptococcus bacteria, did not clot. The agent formed by the bacteria was isolated and eventually called streptokinase, the first “clot buster”. Through the decades, pharmaceutical…Continue Reading “Clot Busters”
As a family physician, one of my main jobs is trying to help patients change their unhealthy habits. Advice such as lose weight, exercise more, get more sleep, quit smoking, or drink less alcohol all require a change in daily habits. Smoking cessation statistics show just how hard it is to change our habits. Ninety-three…Continue Reading “Commit to change”