Fall/Winter Illnesses Over The Weekend

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

I was on call this weekend and received a number of phone calls about winter viruses, fever and coughs. Sick babies under a few months of age should be discussed with your doctor. Fever, prolonged cough and decreased breastfeeding or…

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An Attitude of Gratitude: 5 Easy Tools

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

As Thanksgiving approaches, we’re reminded of the importance of gratitude in our everyday lives. “Gratitude” is a word that is thrown around a lot, but is it something we actually practice? More importantly, how do we learn to adopt an…

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DON’T DRINK YOUR MILK, CHILDREN! The BMJ agrees

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Drinking cow’s milk is bad for children and adults and we’ve known this for a very long time. The mechanism of this harm is now being elucidated by researchers and the British Medical Journal has published an editorial: http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g6205 Excerpt:…

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“Why Doctor Need Stories NYT

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Why Doctors Need Stories Much of the discussion around vaccination focuses on a series of anecdotes from parents who feel their children were harmed by vaccines. Most of these parents speak with conviction one can’t possibly ignore. I have “collected”…

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“The Knick” Great medical review

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

  Surgery The Politics of Early Surgery: Review of ‘The Knick’ Published: Aug 8, 2014 By Karen Kruse Thomas , Johns Hopkins University Cinemax is presenting Steven Soderbergh’s “The Knick,” a medical drama about the origins of modern surgery —…

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