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The Gastric Cancer that Never Was
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Friday, 16th August, 2019

This blog probably will be among the longest ones you have seen from me.  I often warn my women friends whenever I write a long email, to tell them what I think about the week, from political news to ...

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DC Central Kitchen -- ''We fight hunger differently''
written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D.
on Sunday, 21st July, 2019

In the past, Lady Docs has volunteered as a group at DC Central Kitchen. Yesterday, I’m proud to say, we had the most volunteers they remember seeing there. During the week, graduates of their Culinary ...

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Psychiatry Is Like Retail
written by Anne Sagalyn, M.D.
on Thursday, 16th May, 2019

Psychiatry, like retail, has busy seasons. Unlike retail, psychiatry’s hectic periods occur secondary to fluctuations in seasonal light exposure, rather than during major holidays. For years, I treated ...

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The Marriage Counseling Workbook: 8 Steps to a Strong and Lasting Relationship
written by Emily Cook, PhD, LCMFT
on Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

Although my book was published almost exactly one year ago, I’ve been surprisingly reluctant to publicize it since. The overlap of writing the book with my postpartum months after the birth of my second ...

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We Are What We Eat: Stay Slim the Japanese Way
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Thursday, 28th February, 2019

I often heard the expression “We are what we eat,” which turned me immediately off from certain foods.  Who would like to be a cow? Chicken? Pig? Should I be a turnip or donut? An apple or brownie? ...

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Mentoring Matters
written by Sheila Overton, M.D.
on Wednesday, 20th February, 2019

/“Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone ...

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I Don't Have Answers About Life and Death and Neither Do You, But Let's Live Our Life Better.
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 17th February, 2019

  This morning I went to the funeral of a little boy I delivered two and a half years ago.  I have taken care of his mother for quite a few years as I also delivered his older sister.  He died ...

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So, how's that New Year's resolution to lose weight going?
written by Renu Mansukhani, M.D.
on Saturday, 26th January, 2019

So, how's that New Year's resolution to lose weight going? As a physician specializing in weight management, you would think I would be a big fan of New Year's resolutions to lose weight. I'm not. ...

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Social Connections as The Secret of Happiness
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Wednesday, 26th December, 2018

Are you alone at this time of the year, or do you plan to spend time with your family and friends? Do you know of the loners in your neighborhood or your work places?  If you have, like me, many holiday ...

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A Thanksgiving Message from an Interfaith Service at Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Potomac
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Wednesday, 21st November, 2018

I love Thanksgiving as it marks the beginning of the holiday season.  It also reminds me of all the important relationships I have in my life.  It’s a “home coming” kind of holiday and one of ...

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