Bronchitis: No Antibiotics Needed!

Bronchitis: No Antibiotics Needed!

Many of us have struggled with bronchitis, but it’s probably a bit more complicated than you think!  Here is Dr. Short’s advice for how to deal with that pesky, lingering cough often labeled as bronchitis: For your symptoms I recommend trying to clean up...

Mental Health

I was recently interviewed by Kansas News Service in a piece that sought to capture the current state of healthcare workers in Kansas.  Mental health is one aspect of our overall well being, and I tell patients it is no different than treating blood pressure. It takes...

Vitamin D and COVID-19

Vitamin D has many benefits for our health: from helping to build strong bones to helping with mood — and even helping with our immune response. There is not enough high quality evidence to say if vitamin D can actually help prevent COVID-19, or make it less...
August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 Newsletter

If you haven’t noticed, there is quite a bit going on in the world currently. I have found some small solace in professional sports returning in some capacity, a welcome distraction. Soccer, baseball, basketball, and (soon!) football are coming back, although in much...