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Knowing is Not Enough (part II)

Last month we starting speaking about knowing and sharing your family medial history. By gathering this information and sharing with your doctor you will be able to start screening and taking steps towards prevents disease that may be genetic. Finding disease early can often mean better health in the long run. Here is part II […]

Knowing is Not Enough

Part I Has your mother or sister had breast cancer? Does your mother, father, sister, or brother have diabetes? Did your mother, father, brother, or sister have colorectal (colon) cancer before age 50? If you answered “yes,” you are more likely to get the same disease as your parent or sibling and should consider earlier […]

Recipe: Delicious Duck

Duck legs with quince cabbage and mashed potatoes Enjoy this rich, full meal brought to you by FirstMed’s dietician, Henter Iza. Ingredients: 4 fatty duck legs [or goose] 2 red onions 5-6 cloves of garlic 2 tsp shredded marjoram 1 tsp thyme a little ground black pepper 150 ml dry, white wine salt Steamed cabbage: […]

Lecsó à la française

One of my favorite, flavorful, and healthy summer dishes is what some Hungarians call ‘French Lecsó’, or better known as Ratatouille. The Disney movie which came out in 2007 was even titled ‘L’ecsó’ in Hungarian theaters rather than its original. While traditional Hungarian Lecsó is a fantastic blend of flavors, a ragout of onion, peppers, […]

Pear Cake

Craving a sweet treat? Enjoy the full flavors of autumn in a light, warm, delicious slice of pear cake. Our healthy recipe is simple and quick, and can be easily adjusted to your personal taste. Enjoy! Ingredients 10 dkg butter (100g) 1 small cup brown sugar 1 egg 2 dl sour cream (200g) 25 dkg […]

Physicals for Kids

Opinions vary regarding how often your school-age child should have a complete physical. As a minimum, most pediatricians recommend a well-child exam before your child enters kindergarten and before entering high school. An additional examination is usually required for participation in a school sport. Regular physicals are a great way to protect your child’s future […]

Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather!

Content provided and maintained by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). Learn about heat-related illness and how to stay cool and safe in hot weather. Now is the time to prepare for the high temperatures that kill hundreds of people every year. Extreme heat causes more than 600 deaths [in the US] each year. […]

Incontinence and the prostate

By 2021 the global demand for adult diapers will be over $14.5 billion USD. The reality is that in many cases they could be healed and live without any urinary problems. We talked about the incontinency, prostate cancer, and screenings with FirstMed urologist Dr. Miklós Romics.  You have many doctors in your family, your father […]

Acne Breakouts

Controlling Problem Pimples Zits. Pimples. Spots. Whatever you call it, acne can cause discomfort and embarrassment. This skin condition affects most people at some point during their lives. About 4 out of every 5 people experience acne outbreaks between the ages of 11 and 30. Acne starts in the skin’s oil glands. The hair on […]

Pork Shashlik

In the summer I grill more than half the week, weather permitting. Most of what hits the grill are burgers, pork tenderloins (so cheap for such a great cut of pork), chicken breasts and thighs, and lamb steaks when the price is right. This summer we took a trip to Russia (no, not the grass […]

Warning: dehydration ahead

Warning: dehydration ahead Water is one of the few absolute essentials for our bodies. As the summer months have painfully reminded us, water plays a crucial role in regulating body temperature. In addition to carrying oxygen and nutrients to the cells, another indispensable task of water is to dissolve food’s minerals and nutrients so they […]

Be Aware of Myomas

Uterine fibroids, also called myomas, are smooth, benign tumors that often appear during childbearing years. Many women have them sometime during their lives but usually they don’t know because there are often no symptoms. Myomas are composed partly of muscle tissue. They seldom develop in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. When they […]