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Straight, No Chaser: Ingrown Toenails

The overwhelming majority of cases of ingrown toenails I see come from people chewing on their toenails. So the really, really Quick Tip is keep your feet out of your mouth. 452 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Lupus News Roundup – March 2015

It’s that time again. Every month, I round up interesting lupus-related articles from the internet to post here. If you have a news-worthy announcement to make (a lupus-related event, inspirational person or medical discovery),

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Thoughts On: 'Nerdy, Shy and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to An Asperger Life' by Cynthia Kim

Nerdy, Shy and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to An Asperger Life’ by Cynthia Kim is a frank, honest,
and sometimes amusing, book detailing the author’s reflection upon her experiences pre-diagnosis and moving forward after receiving an adult diagnosis of Aspergers’ Syndrome. 658 more words

Asperger Syndrome

The Angelina Effect: You Go Girl!

I had the pleasure of speaking with Angie Sharp from WQAD-TV in the Quad Cities about how Angelina Jolie’s actions will change the conversations about ovarian cancer, genomics, and women’s health issues in general. 90 more words

Ovarian Cancer


Cicatrix or Cicatrice:

  1. a scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.
  2. a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part.
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The Beast Rears It's Head...

…and I don’t mean Beauty and the Beast style. This Beast of mine, is not going to transform into my Disney fairytale prince charming. Sitting in the Drs office earlier this afternoon, the Dr uttered words I had hoped I would never hear again. 289 more words