The A-word: Autism

November 22, 2016 admin 0

Declaration of interest: I have two teenaged sons and several other family members who are on the autistic spectrum. My sister-in-law works for a large […]

Managing uncertainty

November 22, 2016 admin 0

Our new undergraduates arrived this week, brimming with enthusiasm. At some point in their stay we will discuss how they will choose the discipline they […]

7 Reasons to Love IUDs

November 11, 2016 admin 0

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been gaining in popularity in the U.S.—and for good reason. They’re an effective, long-lasting, and low-maintenance way to prevent pregnancy. An IUD is a small T-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by her health care provider. The flexible plastic device sits just inside the uterus for […]

Abnormal Pap? Stress Less With This Simple Guide

November 9, 2016 admin 0

What’s worse than getting a Pap test? Getting the news that your Pap is abnormal. That phone call from your health care provider can be disconcerting and confusing, but it shouldn’t be cause for alarm — as long as you get your Paps regularly. The vast majority of Pap abnormalities are either self-correcting or are […]

PrEP Not a Substitute for Safe Sex

November 8, 2016 admin 0

Here at One Medical we write a lot of prescriptions for PrEP, as it is highly effective at preventing HIV transmission, and there are currently at least 100,000 people on PrEP nationwide. But a recent report of PrEP failure reminds us that there are strains of HIV resistant to Truvada. The report described a PrEP user in New […]

Get Better Posture With These 5 Tech Tools

November 7, 2016 admin 0

If you’re sitting at a desk reading this article, stop for a second. How’s your posture? Shoulders rolled back and core engaged? Didn’t think so. Most Americans with office jobs spend the majority of each workday sitting at their desks. But while each morning might begin with good intentions and proper ergonomic alignment, hours of […]

3 Reasons to Care About Movember

November 1, 2016 admin 0

For the past several years, I’ve spent an entire month out of the year growing what I like to call my Tom Selleck mustache. Given my clean-shaven look 11 months of the year, this ‘stache takes some people by surprise, prompting questions,  conversations — and some funny looks. And that’s exactly the point of this annual adventure […]

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