This post is sponsored by Eisai Inc. As a nurse in the emergency room – I see and hear a lot of things. And I have to be honest; one of the most difficult things to witness is the doctor and patient conversation about what the plan of care should be because sometimes, although well […]


June 30, 2020

Have you Talked to Your Doctor About Seizure Freedom?

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Medicine posed the question: Can hearing aids delay time to diagnosis of dementia, depression or falls in older adults. Now before you say this doesn’t apply to me – just riddle me this. WHAT IF, it did? Would you be more likely to wear them? Or how […]


September 11, 2019

Can you hear me now? Over the counter hearing aids to the rescue

   While I do not personally partake in its use, I do believe medical marijuana under the appropriate supervision and with a knowledgeable and responsible consumer has its place in complementary alternative medicine. As a health professional and citizen, it’s my duty to be informed of the laws, to not pass judgement and understand […]

Health, Healthy Eats, Studies Show

August 29, 2019

How Much THC is REALLY in that Brownie?

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat low sexual drive in women, the only one besides Addyi, which entered the market in 2015. The drug, to be called Vyleesi, will be sold by AMAG Pharmaceuticals and is intended to be used 45 minutes before sex via an auto-injector pen that […]

Health, Relationships

June 29, 2019

Vyleesi, the New Sex Drug for Women

Things are really picking up in your relationship; things are great!  This partnership has progressed to the point that you finally get to meet the kids.  Uh-oh, this is where the problem starts. You don’t have to be a parent to recognize a difficult child when you see one.  However, all is not lost. With […]


June 20, 2019

Doctor Jarret: Do You Date Someone With Bad @$$ Kids?

If you haven’t yet figured out a go-to recipe for Brussels sprouts, this simple dish is the answer. It results in sweet caramelized Brussels sprouts that will make a believer out of anyone. xoxo, Nurse Alice Lemon Pepper Parmesan Brussel Sprouts  Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds Brussels Sprouts trimmed and halved lengthwise […]

Healthy Eats

June 12, 2019

Chef Jernard’s Lemon Pepper Parmesan Brussel Sprouts 

It’s not always easy finding something you and your kids will both like to eat for dinner that’s healthy, but this may just do the trick. Here’s a dish that’s not only tasty and healthy, but it’s also kid proof. Chef Jenard aka The Family Chef, his wife and their nine (yes NINE!) children love […]

Healthy Eats

June 5, 2019

Chef Jernard’s Lime Basil Grilled Chicken

Many people have work stress that can interfere with sleep, but did you know that if you have hypertension in addition to your work stress and poor sleep that your risk of death from a cardiovascular event is three times that of those who have no work stress and good sleep? These are findings from […]

Mind Medicine

May 30, 2019

Dr. Nicole: Work Stress, Insomnia, and Hypertension: A Deadly Combination

Though teenagers have abused drugs and alcohol for a long time, how they do it has evolved over the years. While alcohol and cigarettes may have been popular in the 1950s, and marijuana or LSD in the 1960s, these days, adolescents are discovering new ways to abuse common substances like alcohol, as well as non-traditional […]

Health, Studies Show

May 27, 2019

The newest ways teens abuse substances: What parents should know

Check out this yummy recipe from my good friend, Dr. Lauren aka the Culinary Doctor. If you’re looking for a hearty new recipe and want to go meatless, you’ve sooooo gotta try this! Who needs beef when you have sweet potato? Even if you’re not a big veggie person, mixing sweet potato in with your […]

Healthy Eats

April 30, 2019

Dr. Lauren’s Roasted Broccoli & Sweet Potato Recipe

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