New Blog Location!

Hello everyone and happy 2021! Dr. Polcino’s blog has moved to a new website location: 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. …

Why Testing for Thrombophilia Before Using Birth Control Is Important

Raquel Goldstein, RPA-C, MS, is a physician assistant at Dr. Polcino’s office. Today she speaks about thrombophilia’s effect on a woman using birth control. Since about 10% of women will carry thrombophilia, it is important to be informed about this genetic trait and what is recommended if it is identified. My vimeo channel: Web: Facebook: Twitter:

A Vitamin That May Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

…..It seems that every day there is a study revealing the importance of having a normal level of vitamin D.  A new report even points to an association between fibroids and vitamin D.  Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterine smooth muscle, and this affects approximately 30 to 40% of all women.  It is…

Breakfast May Be More Important Than You Think!

Mom was right after all!  I talk about the importance of breakfast, including what problems it can prevent and the positive impact it can have on our children. My vimeo channel: Web: Facebook: Twitter:

Urgent Facts About Chlamydia, a Common STI

…..Sexually transmitted infections in adolescents continued… …..Chlamydia is one of the most common infectious diseases in the United States, with somewhere between 1 to 3 million cases each year among women ages 15 to 45. The most affected group is between ages 15 and 19, followed by 20 to 25 as the second most affected…

Some Points You Should Know About Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

…..Let us end our review of vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy with a few points: Early pregnancy bleeding often stops on its own, and the cause is not always determined. Vaginal bleeding is a common problem, and observing vaginal sonograms and hCG blood levels is helpful to determine the cause of the bleeding and to assess the…

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