More than Pain

If you ask medical providers their least favorite topic, I would hypothesize that it’s probably pain. It’s not because we don’t want to take the time to do a thorough physical exam, order x-rays, order bloodwork, or prescribe medication. It’s because we’re a bit frustrated with the opioid pandemic. In actuality, we enjoy trying toContinue reading “More than Pain”

Genealogy

If you’re 50 years or older, you’re due for a colonoscopy. Unless you have an immediate family member with colon cancer, then you might need a colonoscopy sooner. If you’re a 50 year old female, you’re due for a mammogram. You can get one starting at the age of 40 but the USPSTF (U.S. PreventiveContinue reading “Genealogy”