I Hate Change!

Phil is a 51 year old man who has been married for 20 years and is the father of an 18 year old son....

Meet the Doctor

I. Monet Ouwinga, M.D, or simply, Dr. O WHAT SERVICES DO YOU OFFER AT OT FAMILY MEDICINE? We are a family medicine practice that sees patients...

What Is A Good Breakfast?

Choosing the right foods for breakfast can help to boost energy and curb hunger. The foods you eat for breakfast can really affect how...

Healthy Gums Are For More Than Just Looks

Periodontal disease, or gum disease as it is commonly referred to, affects fifty percent of adults over the age of 30! Yes, that’s right,...

An Inconvenient Truth About Cosmetics Safety

Listen up, ladies! I’m as excited about perusing the drugstore makeup and cosmetics isles as the next girl, but lately I’ve discovered that what...

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

Have You Considered Group Therapy?

While known for individual and family therapy, Blue Sails Counseling also offers group therapy. Currently, Blue Sails Counseling has a teen group each Wednesday at...

An Open Letter to My Patients

Approximately a year ago I wrote an article entitled, “Dr. O, Doctor and Patient in One” published in this magazine. It was my intention...

Taming Your Inner Perfectionist

"Mistakes are the portals to discovery” "Failure is the key to success” "Mistakes are proof that you’re trying” Consider a study conducted by Michigan State University in...

Skin Cancer Prevention, Risk Factors & Treatment

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the diagnosis and treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers in the U.S. has...