Lady Docs Corner Cafe Blog

A Day In Hiroshima: Tolling the Bell for Peace
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 1st September, 2018

Two weeks ago we were in Japan. It was an amazing and interesting country and culture for us to explore. The Japanese we met during our trip were so polite, so gentle, and very formal in many ways. ...

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On Valor and Vitality - Lessons from Senator McCain's 'Battle' Against Cancer
written by Nadia Hashimi, M.D.
on Thursday, 30th August, 2018

Senator John McCain’s “maverick” politics placed him among the most intriguing contemporary legislators. His policies and feud with the current president continue to inspire support ...

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Tomato Day: A Morning at Carrboro Farmers Market
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 21st July, 2018

Every time my husband and I are in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, visiting my parents-in-law, we make sure to join them for the Saturday ritual of going to the wonderful Carrboro Farmers Market. The market is ...

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A Summer BBQ Festival: A Face of America
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 24th June, 2018

The summer is finally descending on to our area. It seems as if the rain has been incessant, soaking my treasured tropical and cactus plants on my deck. We saw some speckles of sun yesterday and decided to ...

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Parts Unknown: What I Will Miss About Anthony Bourdain
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Thursday, 14th June, 2018

Over the years, I have heard of many suicides from patients and friends, from the media on famous people like the Hemingway family members or actor Robin Williams. There was an elderly patient who went ...

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Basic Strategies for Stress Management
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018

Everyone deals with stress in his or her own way. Some of us seem to have as busy and as stressful a life as others, yet we seem to have little or no anxiety or depression, whereas others in similar situations ...

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Letter to Johanny : Another Step to the Stars!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 21st April, 2018

Dear Johanny, It has been three years since we first met, you as a third year college student from the Georgetown Scholarship Program, me as an obstetrician who came to tell you and your friends ...

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Acrylamide in Coffee? I Am Not Giving Up My Daily Two Cups!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 8th April, 2018

Every Sunday morning, a group of Lady Docs friends and I take our run or walk on the C&O canal by the Potomac River, a five mile run or four mile speed walk. We then regroup at the starting point ...

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March For Our Lives, Listen to the Children Cry!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 24th March, 2018

In 2006, Elizabeth Edwards, ex-wife of former North Carolina Senator John Edwards poignantly told stories about her grief over her oldest son who had died in a car accident at 16 years old. Mrs. Edwards ...

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A Quest for Longevity by the "Experts"
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 18th March, 2018

Three years ago, on Father’s Day, I wrote a blog about my father and how strong he was at 92 years old. Last weekend, we celebrated his 95th birthday. I was on call and delivered two babies, a ...

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