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Doing the right thing, no matter what.

Dr. Paul
Couple having argument with child in room. being wrong, being right

I’m glad I’m not a politician. Especially this year, when political candidates for President are applying the well-worn principle of “plausible deniability”. If you’re caught doing something wrong or make a misstep--- try to wriggle out of it and hope for the best. Most average Americans see right through this nonsense. What’s wrong with admitting you made a mistake? What’s right about acknowledging when you’re wrong? Read more about Doing the right thing, no matter what.

Vasectomy: Myth vs. Fact

Myth #1

There is going to be a lot of pain.

Fact

Most patients only experience minor discomfort during the procedure. We strive to make our patients as comfortable as possible.

Myth #2

A vasectomy will decrease my sex drive.

Fact

Vasectomies have not been shown to be associated with a decreased sex drive. There is some literature regarding an increase in intercourse among couples after vasectomy.

Myth #3

Women should be responsible for family planning Read more about Vasectomy: Myth vs. Fact

A letter to new Dads

Dr. Paul
Father holding new born child.

Becoming a parent was one of the highlights of my life. Diane and I had two children but might have had three if we had started earlier. We loved the whole experience and enjoyed every stage. Well, maybe not the whole teenage thing, that wasn’t so much fun. But overall, it’s been a great journey.  Read more about A letter to new Dads

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Sexual abuse

Dr. Paul
Woman thinking about issue.

In the last several weeks, we have all seen and heard the Donald Trump video. During the second debate, Mr. Trump looked down and said that he hadn’t done any of the things he bragged about in the video.  A few days later, women came forward with their stories of sexual assault. It was painful to hear these women describe their experiences.

Some adults wonder—why didn’t these women come forward before the debate? Why were they silent until now? Read more about Sexual abuse

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Medicare 101

For those 65 or older it is almost time for the annual election period, often referred to as AEP. If you’re one of the millions of Medicare beneficiaries, this is the one time of the year for the opportunity to review your health plans and benefits and make changes to your coverage as applicable. 

Maintaining your health insurance is important

Insurance plans can be complicated and changes to your insurance may have a substantial effect on your coverage. It is important to understand your insurance plan and options available before making any health insurance changes. Read more about Medicare 101

Is resentment bad for your health?

Dr. Paul

A couple of weeks ago I met with a group of professionals who were talking about their office. Listening to their discussion, I noted that several of them harbored resentment towards some of their co-workers. “I can’t stand how Joe doesn’t help out, even when it’s obvious that we need him”, Jim quipped. Bill was continually annoyed at a colleague who always had an opinion about everything that Bill did. These feelings just sat in their gut, like a heavy meal they couldn’t digest. Read more about Is resentment bad for your health?

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