July 15, 2009

Difference Between Family Medicine and Internal Medicine

Have you ever wondered what type of doctor you need to have?  I hear lots of people say, “I just need a regular doctor.”  But even with “regular […]
July 16, 2009

Shortage of Primary Care Physicians in AL

It’s no surprise we are at a loss for primary care physicians in our nation.  Primary care includes the specialties of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Family […]
July 17, 2009

The Best Anti-Aging Cream…Sunscreen!

Sun and tanning beds cause skin cancer and premature aging (wrinkles).  In fact, many skin products that are advertised as “anti-aging” actually have nothing extra but sunscreen […]
July 18, 2009

Tanning to Get More Vitamin D???

You may have heard in the news or from your doctor that there have been studies done that associate a low blood level of Vitamin D […]
July 20, 2009

Interesting Numbers on the Swine Flu

Here are some interesting numbers comparing the swine flu (H1N1 influenza) to past influenza outbreaks:Seasonal influenza has about 3-5 million severe cases each year with 250,000-500,000 […]
July 21, 2009

Vitamin D Part 2 

Driving from Birmingham to Huntsville, AL this weekend, I saw this billboard for “Sunset Tanz” encouraging you to tan to get Vitamin D naturally. In the […]