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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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Taxi Driver Wisdom
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 21st January, 2018

It is a beautiful weekend in the Washington area and all around the country. A group of friends from our Lady Docs circle and I decided months ago that we would spend a weekend together in a little ...

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The Power of Friendship, Our 2018 Message to You!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 30th December, 2017

Wasn’t 2017 an overly interesting year? I do not recall another year when I would rush home from work almost everyday to have dinner in front of the television to watch the news and read the newspapers. ...

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It's Hard to Be A Woman
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 2nd December, 2017

It has been astonishing to watch the #MeToo movement, with one public man after another stepping down from their “pedestal” after being accused of sexual harassment. A notable exception ...

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Your Pocket Cheat Sheet to Help Reduce Holiday Stress
written by Gail Gaspar, MA, CPCC, ACC
on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017

By Gail Gaspar as presented on www.gailgaspar.com. Photo above copyright Gail Gaspar 2017. Holidays can be wonderful but many, if not most, families do have some stress associated with these gatherings. ...

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