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Feb 20,2019

Got the winter blues? Trouble sleeping at night? Can't find the sunshine even when the sun is out? You might need to check your Vitamin D levels!

About a year ago, I discovered my Vitamin D was "critically low." A simple bottle of Vitamin D3 from the local store and one week later, my symptoms had all subsided. Wow! Could it really be that simple?

Today, I'm sharing 3 things I learned from my Vitamin D deficiency journey...

Feb 13,2019

Did you know that women are less likely than men to survive their first heart attack? …that the signs of a heart attack can be different for women than for men - especially when under the age of 55? Watch this funny video with some serious info…

Feb 06,2019

Are you considering LASIK surgery? Maybe you've worn glasses or contacts for years, like me. I got glasses in the 2nd grade. Let me just say that 30+ years ago, the options for children's glasses all had one thing in common: oversized! 


Now, I'm 8 years post-LASIK and reflecting on my tips to determine if it's right for you….

Jan 30,2019


Today's blog is a guest post by Dr. Ken Davidson, M.D. of eDocAmerica.

Around six million people go to the emergency department each year with chest pain.  In many cases, the determination has to be made as to whether the chest pain is due to a relatively minor condition or to a life-threatening process.  Often this means making the distinction between heartburn (a gastrointestinal condition) and angina or heart attack (heart-related conditions), since these can all present with similar symptoms. 

Jan 25,2019

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster with an automated camera that takes your picture at a dramatic point of the ride? Your photo is displayed on a screen when you exit. This happened to me and what I saw on the screen was MUCH scarier than the ride itself – it was my scalp! 

Jan 16,2019

How many times have you felt like you were sitting in front of a doctor who could care less about you and your symptoms? Have you ever moved to a new city and dreaded the hunt for a family doctor? I have.

Jan 09,2019

This is a guest post by Dr. Anita Bennett MD with

Dec 18,2018

Where did the year go? Every December, I ask myself this same question while thinking of all the things I wanted to accomplish, but didn’t. Sound familiar? 

As I think about my goals, weight loss and improving my general health is at the top of the list. Here I go again. Every year the same goal. Don’t you hate that little voice in your head? 

So often we overwhelm ourselves with a goal we really want by expecting too much too soon. Today, I’m sharing 3 tips I’m learning to make health, or other improvements, one step at a time!


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Susan from TX

I came to work feeling really bad and could tell by my symptoms it was a sinus infection. 

I called the Telehealth service and told them my situation. I got a call from a doctor at the exact time they said they would. I shared my symptoms and she called in a prescription. 


No office appointment, no office fees, and lots more time to rest.