Let’s Talk About Herpes

Let’s talk about herpes simplex virus. There’re two main types of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV 1) and herpes simplex type 2 (HSV2).  HSV2 is most often transmitted by genital or anal intercourse. HSV 1 is most commonly transmitted orally and is associated with cold sores. However, both strands of HSV can be transmitted orally or genitally.   As a…

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Five reasons why I exercise

Five reasons why I exercise: Unfortunately, I cannot control my family history. However, we can control risk factors. For me as a person of African descent and as many my family history is rich with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other illnesses. I can and do reduce my risks by maintain a healthy weight with a good BMI (Body Mass Index)…

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Five reasons why I decide to start blogging

Creative outlet. I am left handed by nature, so I am supposed to be creative and artistic. No sure that I am. I don’t sketch, paint or do anything crafty. However, I am quite dexterous, I work with my hands, I am an Obstetrician/Gynecologist and operate quite regularly.  I like photography and consider myself an amateur/ hobbyist photographer at best.…

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