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ARTHRITIS CONNECTION WITH COLON CANCER

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the United States annually. Cancer may begin as a noncancerous accumulation of cells called polyps inside the colon but over time these polyps can become malignant. WHO IS AT RISK? Increase in age African American race Personal history of polyps or Read More…


What The Future Holds For Medicine & Telehealth

The physician and the patient relationship have always been about keeping the lines of communication open in order to establish and maintain a relationship.  In PRE COVID 19 days, the face to face office visit is how this relationship was maintained. With the COVID-19 pandemic, that option wasn’t possible in order to prevent transmission and Read More…


Fertility, Family Planning, Pregnancy & Autoimmune Disease

I see many females of childbearing age with autoimmune diseases like Lupus, Sjorgren’s Syndrome, Scleroderma, MS, Autoimmune Thyroid Disease (Hashimoto Thyroiditis) and RA that express worry and fear that their disease will prohibit them from having a family.  They worry about infertility like so many women in this world.  I empathize.   Becoming a mother is Read More…


Lupus Nephritis

Approximately 1.5 million Americans are living with Systemic Lupus erythematosus in the United States. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes your immune system to produce proteins called autoantibodies to attack your own tissues and organs, including kidneys. It is one of the most serious complications of lupus. It is estimated by the Lupus Foundation Read More…


KAWASAKI DISEASE

The one thing that we all really know about COVID19 is that this novel virus keeps evolving and is showing the world new things every week.Recently, 64 children in NYS and other children in Europe and the US have now been affected with a new inflammatory syndrome.Up to now, we haven’t heard kids being largely Read More…


What Will Work For COVID-19?

There are so many experimental treatments out there being investigated for COVID-19.  We have already heard about Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine which has received so much attention these past months. The FDA has now issued warnings of irregular heart rhythms with this drug. 🦠NYC hospitals are now studying the efficacy of Famotidine, a medication for acid reflux. Read More…