Doc Talk Blogs

Go to Your Room, Parents – Time Away Will Help You in the Long Run

If you’re a parent, I don’t need to tell you that having kids can be a stressful 24-hour-a-day job. From the day that they’re born until as far into the future as you can imagine, parents often feel...Read more

FluMist Is Out this Year – How to Prepare Your Kids for a Shot

Flu season is almost here and everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated. You might have heard by now that Kelsey-Seybold has no FluMist nasal spray vaccine this year. It was found to be...Read more

How to Turn Nightmares into Sweet Dreams

If you’re a parent, you more than likely know what it feels like to just drift off to sleep and then hear a tiny voice call out to you (or sneak up right next to your side of the bed) because of a...Read more

To Swaddle or Not To Swaddle

Swaddling may help soothe your baby and your ears – but should you? The technique involves wrapping a baby in blankets, essentially mimicking the environment of a womb. This is thought to help calm...Read more

What to Do About a Gassy Baby

Babies can get away with a lot of things adults can’t. Bodily noises, for instance. Belching, burping and passing gas are social taboos for grownups, but they’re all in a day’s work for baby. ...Read more

Zika/Insect Repellent for Kids

With mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile, and now with the extra concern of the Zika virus, it’s vitally important to protect your kids from insect bites when they’re outside.  How Young...Read more

When to See Your Dermatologist about Pruritus

Pruritus might be a funny sounding word, but those diagnosed with it might not feel the humor. Pronounced pru-ri-tus, it refers to severe itching of the skin. Pruritus can affect anyone for different...Read more

CoolSculpting Puts a Freeze on Stubborn Fat

We exercise, maintain a healthy diet and try to stay active in our day-to-day lives and it still doesn’t seem to be enough to remove stubborn fat deposits in some areas of our bodies. This is a...Read more

Wrinkles, Sun-Damaged Skin Disappear Under Fraxel Laser Treatments

Would you like to rejuvenate your complexion in a subtle way that looks natural? Perhaps you'd like to smooth out fine wrinkles, tighten loose skin, fade away brown sun spots or improve uneven skin...Read more

Breast Reconstruction Part 2: Important Post-Surgery Reminders

If you’ve just recovered from a lumpectomy or mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery, both your body and mind have been through a lot. While your doctor will give you detailed instructions on...Read more

It’s Never Too Late for Breast Reconstruction

From the very instant they get a breast cancer diagnosis, many patients feel that their lives are a whirlwind. There are appointments to be made, treatment to research, medicines to take and doctors...Read more

Important Event Coming Up? Start Getting Your Skin Ready Months in Advance!

We always want to put our best face forward, but upcoming events like weddings, proms, family portraits or reunions are times when we really want to look our best – and part of feeling your best...Read more

The Different Types of Breast Cancer

For a lot of people, the words “breast cancer” might suggest a single type of cancer with one type of treatment. In reality, “breast cancer” is an all-encompassing phrase to describe the many...Read more

Exercise: Powerful Breast Cancer Medicine

Evidence continues to mount that exercise is beneficial for breast cancer survivors during and after treatment. Numerous studies suggest that exercise not only helps lessen the side effects of...Read more

Know the Risk Factors and Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Gilda Radner. Coretta Scott King. Kathy Bates. Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Shannon Miller. Each was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, which ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women ages 35-74....Read more

Is it Food Poisoning or a Stomach Virus that’s Ailing You?

You start to feel queasy; your stomach is cramping, and there might be vomiting or worse. Was it something you ate like that sushi from the truck stop? Or maybe you picked up a stomach bug from your...Read more

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Isn’t for Everyone

Millions of men suffer from low testosterone. It can be physically, emotionally and mentally draining and worse – there isn’t a cure. However, men of all ages find relief from a form of treatment...Read more

Not Only Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Common, it’s Treatable

The human body is a complex machine. Like most complex machines, if a combination of issues are simultaneously occurring, failure can occur – like pelvic floor disorder in women.  Two Types of...Read more