January 1, 2019

"The Devil in the White City," is a national bestseller and it was also the first book I received as a gift when I moved to Chicago. This was in 2013 when I moved to finish my last 2 years of medical school...and I just had stay longer. Why? Well, because it's an amazi...

December 12, 2018

Are some kids really shy and not wanting to talk and you just don't know what's going on with them? There could be a social fear or because of something they may be experiencing and they may have a difficult way to express that? Well this is a condition that has been s...

November 6, 2018

Well known by the locals and visitors to Costa Rica, Tamarindo is a beach town with that “pura vida” lifestyle...where you can come surf and enjoy one of the many beautiful sights you will ever experience in this country. 

Tamarindo is on the North Pacifi...

September 12, 2018

I know I am always talking about how I am always learning something new every day...well today isn't any different. I was asked to do a presentation on a case for what we call grand rounds. 

(This isn't me...duh. No one took a picture of me) 

First of all...I was freakin...

September 2, 2018

Do you ever get this urge from within to move your legs and I don't mean dancing...you might be suffering from restless legs syndrome.  It is a common condition specially in young people and worsens with age. Restless legs syndrome is pretty much what the name says...i...

June 26, 2018

I think cravings are these little monters in our heads (some people think its in the stomach) that just keep teasing us. According to WebMD there are actually "three regions of the brain -- the hippocampus, insula, and caudate - appear to be activated during food-cravi...

Is it me or do we keep hearing about more and more people committing suicide? I can't stop to think about the families and friends who are going through this tough time. From Anthony to Kate and many others not televised, the numbers of people choosing to end their lif...

June 15, 2018

So this doesn't come to much surprise, to know that marihuana use leads to psychosis. For a while studies were leading to this and was something I heard about but honestly wasn't too sure. This new study shows that large group of teens at the Univeristy of Montreal, Ca...

May 20, 2018

Ever since I finished taking my board last exam, getting about 5-6 hours of sleep every night. I had a very difficult time waking up in the mornings again...disclaimer: I am a morning person. But even though I am a morning person, I just couldn't find the motivation or...

May 6, 2018

Hey guys...I’m sure you have seen a lot of mental health talk on social media and just the press in general. Which is great! Because this means people are finding it important or at least an interesting topic...and knowing that lots of people suffer from mental illness...

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