Monthly Archives: January 2017

The one where I get a colonoscopy

See that brave patient in the picture?  Yup, that’s me, just minutes from getting my colonoscopy at HCMC last year.  I’ve been meaning to do a post about that experience and now seems as good a time as any.  What … Continue reading

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Getting to – and maintaining – a healthy weight

It is practically an expectation in health and wellness forums to talk about weight loss after the first of the year.  New Year’s resolutions being all the rage in January.  Perhaps you plan to lose a few pounds this year? … Continue reading

Posted in Diet and exercise, HCMC, Preventive care, Primary Care, Tips from Healthy Matters radio broadcast, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Butterflies and bacteria: thoughts on a healthy planet

My family just returned from a pilgrimage of sorts.  Having returned from a journey to witness one of nature’s miracles – and picking up a bit of a health problem myself –  I’m feeling all butterfly-ish. Please read on for … Continue reading

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