Flu prevention to Treat the Flu

The flu is here. The longer nights, the colder days, signal the onset of our least favorite winter acquantance—influenza or the flu.  The coming and present flu season is as reliable as the change of seasons.  You might say it comes in a close runner-up to notorious death and taxes. The Centers for Disease Control […]

Lyme disease

What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted primarily by Ixodes ticks, or deer ticks, and black-legged ticks. Over 300,000 patients are diagnosed annually with substantial indications that there are many more patients who have not been diagnosed — identifying and treating this infection is a growing challenge. Although far less recognized, […]

Confession of a Recovered Fat man–Lavender

Confession of a Recovered Fat man   The more I live the more I realize I don’t know.   The more I practice medicine, the more I realize I don’t know.  The more I realize God does know.   Yard to Table is a category of blog posts through which I seek to highlight readily […]