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The Diet Wars: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat

Great medicine, like great journalism is about finding truth. Once that truth is uncovered, journalists seek to share it with their audience in a compelling way. Doctors must do the same with their patients. In the same way that a great journalist tailors their writing to the reader a doctor must tailor treatment to their patient. Unfortunately, when it comes …

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The Diet Wars: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat

Do I Really Need A Medical Before I Play Sports?

Increasingly many sporting events require that the competitors taking part have a Sports Medical or Pre-Participation Screen prior to the event. The competitor will usually then have to present a certificate signed by a medical professional to state that they are medically fit to take part. For many patients, particularly those who are very fit and exercise regularly this can …

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Do I Really Need A Medical Before I Play Sports?

Let There Be Love

How often do you need to have sex to have the best chance of getting pregnant? One of the most frequent problems we see as primary care physicians is couples having trouble trying to conceive. As a doctor something that I find most gratifying is when I do a 6 week baby check having several months before had a consultation …

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Let There Be Love