August 17, 2015
Take Back Control of Your Weight! Bariatric Surgeon to Hold Informational Session at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic
Take back control! If you are overweight and it is affecting your health, come and learn how you can take control of your weight and improve your quality of life. Let us help you take the first step safely and effectively. Dr. Alok Gandhi from Bariatrics of Western New York at Rochester General Hospital will be hosting a free informational seminar on proven approaches to weight loss.
August 13, 2015
Ask a Doc: Back to School Tips
Once again the school shopping frenzy has begun and this week our youngest, and last two, are off to college. Watching them leave is “bitter-sweet” for my wife and I but also a time to reflect back on the past years' positive, and sometimes not-so-positive, outcomes. I’ve learned some lessons from all these Septembers as a pediatrician and father of five. I offer this list, my top ten steps for success in school-age parenting, but with full disclosure that, sometimes I failed to follow all of these tips and thus learned the consequences of not doing so myself. That said, I think all of our children, despite my failures, turned out to make us proud.
August 10, 2015
Ask a Doc: Sunburns - Protect Against Skin Cancer
I love the sun and I spend every possible moment outside during the summer months. My problem is that every summer, I get sunburned. I try to remember to use sunblock but even when I do remember, it seems like I still end up with a sunburn. What is the risk of all these sunburns and what can I do to prevent them without giving up my outdoor lifestyle?