Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Next up in our Thanksgiving Slow Cooker Series – Crantastic Cranberry Sauce!It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce. But if you grew up with the jiggly canned kind, this version will erase all those unsavory memories. Plus, it couldn’t be easier to make since it simmers in the slow cooker leaving you with hands-free to…

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Next up in our Thanksgiving Slow Cooker Series…. MASHED POTATOES!Are you ready? Are you looking for some great (but easy!) side dishes to impress your 9 guests, that won’t have you cooking ALL DAY? Well, I have got the dish for you! OMG, it’s so good!

Maple Walnut Sweet Potatoes

We are continuing our Thanksgiving Slow cooker series today with an AMAZING recipe! It’s going to be a family favorite in your house in no time!Take sweet potatoes to the next level with this recipe for Slow cooker sweet potatoes with maple and walnuts. The perfect alternative to sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving!

Slow Cooker Stuffing

Today will be the start of a new Slow Cooker Series – “Thanksgiving Slow Cooker Style” First up in our series is this delish Slow Cooker Stuffing! SO good! Try a test run today!

New Blog Location!

Hello everyone and happy 2021! Dr. Polcino’s blog has moved to a new website location: http://drpolcino.com Please visit this URL address to continue reading Dr. Polcino’s newest recipe posts!  If you have been following his blog, you will need to follow the blog at this new location to keep receiving his latest updates and posts. …

What I Learn from the Anti-Aging Medicine Conferences

Last week, Mary Ann and I attended the World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas.  This is a meeting we attend annually, and each year we return with new and exciting information. My focus was again on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and I am never disappointed with my time spent with the world leaders…

Women Often Delay Diagnosis and Treatment of This Problem

Over the course of a year, about 15% of all women will complain of vaginal symptoms that they consider to be a vaginal infection.  Only about half of these women will see their health care professional, and most will take a trip to their regular drugstore to purchase over-the-counter antifungal preparations.  This may help, but…

What Are the New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines for Average-Risk Women?

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently updated their breast cancer screening guidelines for women who are at an average risk of developing the disease.  It was published in the October 20, 2015 issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Society). Here are the recommendations: Women with an average risk of breast cancer should undergo…

New Hope for Women with Ovarian Cancer

A recent medical article reviewed that the ten year survival rate of patients who were treated for ovarian cancer has been increasing and now may be approaching 30%.  This is an exciting report, and it suggests that the current medical and surgical treatments are starting to have a positive effect on survival rates. Early diagnosis…