Linda Pourmassina, MD
Internal Medicine physician.
Interested in the human side of medicine.
Category Archives: Patient education/tips
Confession: I have been watching the reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I don’t typically have time to watch television, but I end up attaching myself to one reality series for a season. Most often, it is a … Continue reading
It’s the Fourth of July and you’re ready to have your friends and family over for a barbeque. You’re setting up your grill and going down your checklist. Meat? Check. Buns? Check. Beer? Check. Meat thermometer….? What’s that? No thermometer? … Continue reading
Are you a nomadic healthcare user? ______________________________ no·mad noun \ˈnō-ˌmad, British also ˈnä-\ 1 : a member of a people who have no fixed residence but move from place to place usually seasonally and within a well-defined territory 2 … Continue reading
Let’s say you are a patient and you see your doctor for a rash. He evaluates you and gives you a cream to try. The rash doesn’t go away. What is your next response? Go to another doctor because that … Continue reading
This is it: the first workday after New Year’s. Do you have your plan in place for being healthier in 2011? Here are two important tips to stay accountable: Make sure you commit to your workout days, by circling them … Continue reading