Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? (Our Expert Says No!)

You may have read Rowan Jacobsen's interesting (controversial?) piece in Outside Magazine where he questions current guidelines for sun exposure and suggests that they may be unhealthy, unscientific, and perhaps even racist. This consideration is based on the more


American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day

This Valentine’s month, join us in at The Village Doctor in focusing attention on all things heart-related withAmerican Heart Month, sponsored by the American Heart Association, with a goal of eradicating heart disease and stroke. We at The Village more


Finding Happiness, One Change at a Time

Do you know what makes you happy? Truly happy? Not just laugh-out-loud happy but genuine, serene happiness--the kind that gives you a content spirit and a heart full of joy? According to research from the Pursuit of Happiness Organization, more


Food Challenge 2019

Guest Post by Jeanne Rosner MD, founder of SOUL Food Salon I am excited to share that SOUL Food Salon is hosting a food challenge for 2019. If you are interested in subscribing to the weekly email announcing more


Exercise in Pregnancy? Yes!

The Village Doctor is delighted to introduce our colleague and guest author, Dr. Justin Thompson, who is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, along with Drs. Zena Kharsa and Jags Powar, at the Stanford Women's Health clinic. Please read more more


Winter is Coming: BLOK the Flu

Along with many lovely things, fall marks the beginning of flu season. Last year’s statistics are concerning. ┬áIn a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that flu killed about 80,000 Americans more