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When Guns Make Bad Things Worse

She was born in the neighborhood, and grew up in the neighborhood. She raised her children in the neighborhood. Her family and friends are in the neighborhood. She still gets medical care in the neighborhood. But she no longer lives in the neighborhood. Not after she was shoved to the ground and raped at gunpoint in the alleyway…

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YogaCare on Univision

I love how deep breathing calms the soul. Physical actions and mental/emotional well-being are so closely linked. I am grateful that YogaCare brings the healing benefits of yoga to my patients at Chicago Family Health Center. And now it is reaching more people through television! On Monday, YogaCare spread its impact with a short segment…

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How doctors feel about electronic medical records: Not good

Have I mentioned how frustrated I get by my clinic’s EMR? Totally slow, inefficient, I apologize on a regular basis to patients, “I’m sorry, my mind can only work on one thing at a time, I need to put this order in then I’ll talk to you again.” I find myself banging the keyboard when the…