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    Healthy skin in tropical paradise

    I’m leaving for my honeymoon in Bora Bora in just one day, so the sun and beach are on my mind! Here are my tips for healthy glowing skin on an island vacation.


    The Water Challenge

    Sarah Smith experienced incredible improvement in her skin by simply drinking enough water – 3 liters a day for 4 weeks. Join me in the water challenge to hydrate your skin and cleanse your mind and body!

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    A Pain in My Feet

    Did you know that wearing heels causes serious long term damage to your feet? Here’s how to choose and wear heels correctly, so you can rock your Loubies on special occasions for years to come.

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    Sunscreen – your invisible faceshield

    I love this video because it visually demonstrates just how effective sunscreen can be. I urge all men and women alike to view this, and I dare you not to wear sunscreen after watching!

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    The ABC’s of Catching Your Z’s

    Beauty sleep does wonders for your skin, and adults need 7-8 hours of rest a night to fully recharge. Read on for tips to getting your snooze on.

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    The Best Residency Programs of 2014

    Do you ever wonder where your doc trained and how good that program really is? Doximity published the first ever residency program ranking tool, bringing you the top 10 residency programs in each specialty. Shoutout to NYU Dermatology for being #1!

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    Finally…my wedding video!

    A huge thank you to Trifocus Media who did such a fantastic job shooting and editing our wedding video at Nestldown in Los Gatos, CA!

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Healthy skin on a tropical vacation

Tonight is my last night shift at the hospital, in which one doctor (me!) covers over 100 patients on the medical service, for twelve slightly nerve-wracking hours. Only one more shift stands between me and my long overdue, postponed honeymoon to Bora Bora, Moorea, and Tahiti! Ten glorious days in the sunshine and overwater villas await, […] Read more…


SALE: 50% off entire store at LOFT

I woke up this evening to a pretty incredible sale: 50% off the entire store at LOFT with the code ALLMINE. I was even happier to find that many small petite-friendly sizes are still in stock. Now this is mainly a health/beauty blog but I figured sharing a few of my favorite picks falls under […] Read more…


The Lowdown on Latisse

Latisse – a magical medicine that makes your eyelashes grow longer and thicker. Sound too good to be true? I thought so too. But after experimenting with it myself over the past 9 months, I have been convinced! So many of my friends have asked me about this medicine (and about whether I had lash extensions […] Read more…


Introducing…the Residency Navigator!

Today Doximity and US News & World Report revealed a tool they have been collaborating on, the Residency Navigator. This tool comes at a perfect time this year, as fourth year medical students are deciding where they want to submit their applications and where to interview for residency. The methodology involved surveying current and former […] Read more…


Wedding video!

I digress from my usual random medical musings to show you my wedding video! Hot off the press…err, computer. TriFocus Media did such a fabulous job shooting and editing. You would think there was a whole production team but really it was Max and his teammate who captured and made this beautiful piece that so […] Read more…

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