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Visible Leg Veins: Beyond Vanity

‘Tis the season to take care of those pesky leg veins. If you’re like me, you may opt to improve the appearance of leg veins in the colder months to prepare for summer. Classification Veins may be classified according to their size and appearance. Telangiectasias–spider veins–a mild variation of varicose veins, are tiny, thin veins […]

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What is a Nurse Practitioner? (Part I)

Chances are that one of your upcoming medical appointments will be with a nurse practitioner (NP) like me, rather than the doctor you’re used to. And chances are you know very little about who NPs are or what they do, and you may not even know how to address an NP like me–should you call […]

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“That Guy Kas”: In the Skin of A “Trans* Dude”

I’m following the amazing blog “That Guy Kas: Adventures of a Trans* Dude.” On the blog, Bennett Kaspar, who is (as far as I know) the only person I personally know who is transgender, seeks to “elaborate on [his] transition, muse about life, and point out some of the really weird shit that happens when people think […]

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