Ineffective COVID-19 Testing and Containment

I am a healthy 58-year-old male.  On Saturday, July 11, 2020, my wife and I were on a return flight from Florida after a one-week trip.  During the flight, I experienced a scratchy throat and cough. Upon return, I immediately called my internist and went for testing.  On the morning of Monday, July 13, the provider performed a quick strep... Read More

January Health Observance: Cervical Health Awareness Month

By Teal and White Ribbon - own work created in Inkscape, based on the graphics by USER:Niki_K, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11970152
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. (source) HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. About 79 million Americans currently have HPV, but many people with HPV don’t know they are infected. HPV is also a major cause of cervical cancer. Each year, more... Read More