January 18, 2018

I want to talk to you about the benefits of cannabinoids. Talking cannabinoids, or hemp, is not just for a pot-smoking, Bob Marley, hippie! That’s what people think I am when I talk about it. Seriously! No offense to Jamaicans or Reggae music. It’s a stereotype and everyone can enjoy the clinica...

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Happy Tatas

January 10, 2018

“Doc, every morning in the shower, I look down at these things. They look like soggy, empty mittens lying flat on my chest,” says Barb as she sits down for her appointment. Barb is talking about her breasts and she doesn’t sound happy about her tatas. This is something I hear about all the tim...

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December 28, 2017

Our story begins in ancient central America where cacao grows in the Amazon forest, a Mayan woman is grinding fermented and dried cacao seeds in stoneware to a cacao paste. She then mixes it with water, chili peppers and corn meal. She stands and pours the mixture into a container below. Pouring fro...

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Boobs too soon!

November 10, 2017

Her feet swing underneath her chair as she reads a book so the 7-year-old doesn’t seem to hear us talking about precocious puberty. Her mom looks at me nervously as we sit in my office. Not only is this mom’s niece experiencing this “normal phenomenon” of boobs at 8 but she hears other moms ...

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