Allergies, flu, and corona virus! Oh my!

Well everyone else is talking about the corona virus (covid19) so I figured I would chime in. First, I am completely stealing MOST of what I am writing today in this blog. Mainly because this outbreak has been covered ad nauseum for more than a week. Second, I still...

Allergies! The evil Empire

This is one of my favorite pics i stole from my friend Dr Neu at Neucare in Lawrence, KS. The original meme said, “Coincidence? I think not!” So it is March 3rd today and every one of you here in OK should begin your allergy therapies. Actually should have...

coronavirus got you scared?

First some stats currently on the new coronavirus. Currently in the US the cdc has confirmed only 15 (35 total from travelers on state dept planes) cases as of 2/24/2020. (ref https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html). It hasnt caused any deaths here...

Cash Is King!

There is no argument that health care costs have gotten ridiculously out of control and unfortunately patients are feeling the brunt of it. Most are paying out-of-pocket either by choice or due to high deductibles. Insurance companies negotiate prices with hospital...

Flu got you down?

So what do you do when you get the flu? First and foremost, put a reminder in your phone for October 1st to get your family and yourself flu shots for NEXT flu season. (only $19 this past year at OFM) Second if you go from “I feel fine” to...

Guess who?

Guess who will be presenting at the AAFP National Conference for Family Medicine and Medical Students!?! Huh? You’ll never guess. I’ll give you three tries! That’s right. You guessed it. I will. I am very excited and honored to get the opportunity to...