Ok ladies – let’s talk. Our mamas didn’t sit us all down and explain much about our gal parts – or how to keep ourselves safe – other than – “GO TO YOUR OBGYN.” And so generations of women do very little but an annual or bi-annual pap smear and or visit to the OBGYN.
Your total blood pressure reading is determined by measuring your systolic and diastolic blood pressures. Systolic blood pressure, the top number, measures the force your heart exerts on the walls of your arteries each time it beats. Diastolic blood pressure, the bottom number, measures the force your heart exerts on the walls of your arteries
I watched NBC Nightly News on the evening of March 16 and a story caught my attention. The report, seen here beginning at the 16:15 minute mark, was about the stresses placed on pharmacists. The story focuses on a pharmacist with 14 years of experience and how employers (CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens were mentioned as
We hear it every day: The doctors won’t return my calls The nursing staff didn’t tell me she fell I had no idea I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure – shouldn’t they tell me that? I can’t go with my Mom the the appointment, so I don’t know what they told her COVID
I have been in meetings before, when someone has looked at me and said “I want a bull dog as an attorney. Are you a bull dog?” As a complete aside, I have never seen a bull dog attack anyone. Have you? I have seen them snuggle, and snort and love people. So, if you
I have written blogs before about how to find a good doctor in Virginia. Click here. Now I want to talk about finding a good hospital in Virginia. Of course you want a good doctor to provide you or your family with great care but what about the nursing staff and other considerations which might
We may be reaching the end of Virginia’s longstanding and patently unjust limitation on damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Under Virginia law, the amount recoverable in a medical malpractice lawsuit is capped by statute. It does not matter the degree of negligence, sky-high medical bills, or the pain and suffering of patients and loved
This is a difficult article to write. It is personal and raw. 8 years ago my husband and I joined a group of parents we didn’t want to join. The group that understands how fragile life, health and happiness can be. A group of parents who has seen their children on ventilators. A group of