Preventing Tick-Borne Illness

Preventing Tick-Borne Illness

  • April 28, 2017

No one likes getting bitten by a tick. To prevent tick-borne illness, it is important to know some first aid tips to follow throughout tick season. Watch my latest video blog below for the best tips on preventing tick-borne illness:

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To The River – Poetry Thursday

To The River – Poetry Thursday

  • April 20, 2017

To The River by Edgar Allen Poe (Published 1829)   Fair river! in thy bright, clear flow Of crystal, wandering water, Thou art an emblem of the glow Of beauty -- the unhidden heart -- The playful maziness of art…

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Tick Season Is Upon Us

Tick Season is Upon Us

  • April 20, 2017

Spring is here, and with spring comes ticks. The tick population of Vermont is on the rise. Ecologists predict larger tick populations as the climate continues to warm. Along with more ticks, comes more tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease.…

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The Real Work – Poetry Thursday

The Real Work – Poetry Thursday

  • April 13, 2017

The Real Work by Wendell Berry It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to…

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Rain – Poetry Thursday

Rain – Poetry Thursday

  • April 6, 2017

It's a rainy spring in Vermont this week. It is a good time to stay indoors and enjoy a warm beverage, work on a project you've been putting off, read a good book, or perhaps, enjoy a nice poem... RAIN By…

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Case Study Of A Thyroid Patient

Case Study of a Thyroid Patient

  • March 20, 2017

Sherry: 36 year old mom, wage earner, and student Diagnosis: Hashimoto’s Thyroid disease; And a second, strongly-genetic autoimmune Musculoskeletal disease. Sherry came into the office in February of 2015 concerned over hypothyroidism. It all started with post-partum depression after her 2nd pregnancy…

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The Peace Of Wild Things – Poetry Thursday

The Peace of Wild Things – Poetry Thursday

  • March 16, 2017

  Wendell Berry writes of feeling free in the presence of 'still water.' His phrase reminds me of the snow resting outside. Standing in it  grounds me; quiets me. It helps me feel at peace. The Peace of Wild Things…

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Like Snow – Poetry Thursday

Like Snow – Poetry Thursday

  • February 16, 2017

Like Snow Suppose we did our work like the snow, quietly, quietly. leaving nothing out. —Wendell Berry from his collection Leavings, (Counterpoint, 2009)

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Thyroid Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

Thyroid Disease: Same Symptoms, Different Story

  • February 7, 2017

In this series of blog posts I am giving examples of how different patients can have the same label or diagnosis, but have completely different stories. Today's installment is Thyroid Disease. The story of thyroid diagnosis #1:  "Multiple layers of infections,…

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