Monthly Archives : January 2017

  • Cough with common cold (URI)? Lasts a LONG time.

    January 29, 2017

    Most Americans surveyed will guess that a common cold cough should disappear after one week (7 days). However, the AVERAGE duration of cough is 18 days!! In fact even by 28 days (4 wks), 1 out of 4 Americans will still have some residual cough. h... read more

  • #chondroitin & #glucosamine fail to benefit in arthritis…again

    January 25, 2017

    Like many Americans, I am eager to use natural and safer medications that effectively treat diseases. To promote them however, we need evidence. Unfortunately for #chondroitin & #glucosamine, the evidence continues to collect for LACK of benef... read more

  • Home Sleep studies to evaluate for Sleep Apnea are noninferior

    January 24, 2017

    #SleepApnea ( ) is a common cause of fatigue, poor sleep and high blood pressure. Multiple screening tools are available to identify people who need testing. ( ... read more

  • Not Too Late For Flu Shot

    January 17, 2017

    We still have #influenza #vaccine; it is not too late. read more

  • Primary Care Value And Incrementalism

    January 17, 2017

    Great article from #NewYorker on value of primary care and long term relationships read more