For this month’s article, I’m reviewing a hodgepodge of miscellaneous tips for common problems. By Eva Briggs Ticks Summertime is here and ticks are
By Eva Briggs What images pop into your mind when you think of a nurse? Most people respond with adjectives related to human qualities
By Eva Briggs Last week I brought my dog to the vet for his annual checkup. Boomer is in great shape for a 12-year-old
By Eva Briggs When my youngest daughter was about 6 or 7, she and her friend had a game they called “rabie [sic] chicken.”
Those who had chickenpox more prone to the condition By Eva Briggs Chickenpox. Where did that name come from? The prevailing theory is that
By Eva Briggs Much of the practice of medicine involves finding ways to persuade the body to make something happen or to stop happening.
Strange and bizarre problems cancer can cause By Eva Briggs Cancer is a dreaded disease that nobody wants. Actually, cancer isn’t just one disease;
The consensus is that NYS one day will legalize recreational marijuana — but is it a good thing? By Eva Briggs A few days
By Eva Briggs My husband, his mother and three of his four siblings have dimples. No one in my family has dimples. It took
By Eva Briggs A patient recently was concerned about an insect pest that I’d learned about in medical school but hadn’t thought about since.