A Guide to Foodborne Illness

a spread of food at a potluck dinner

Meredith Porter, MD is a board-certified family physician with 23 years of clinical experience who is a lead physician for Inova Urgent Care services. Inova Urgent Care centers are open seven days a week and treat walk-in patients of all ages. Select centers offer specialized pediatric care with staff who are cross-trained in the pediatric emergency room…

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A Guide to E. Coli and Foodborne Illnesses

romaine lettuce leaves

Meredith Porter, MD is a board certified family physician with 22 years of clinical experience and a lead physician for Inova Urgent Care. Inova Urgent Care centers are open seven days a week – including holidays, except Christmas Day – and treat walk-in patients of all ages. Select centers offer specialized pediatric care where staff…

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Do We Really Know What We Are Eating Anymore?

Sarah Giardenelli, ND, MSOM, LAc, is a certified naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist.   An email from a colleague with the quote below and an image of a trendy bag of flavored potato chips got me thinking about what goes into a certain product and asking the question: “Do we really know what we are eating…

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