The ACOG “Appy Hour” lecture in May 2015, was great, they published their study while I was there. It was a fun and exciting lecture. A year later, it must have been a landmark study because it was part of the Maintenance of Certification to maintain your license as a Board-Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist! (I just finished reading a bunch of articles and answering 120 questions getting 90% the first-time through. Yes, I am Board Certified, still.

So, the Apps on your phone for tracking your period and when to take your pill, were narrowed down from almost 10,000 Free Apps to 20 that have enough information to help you figure out your cycle and 5 that I could work with you on and we could have a good look at your perod patterns with the swipe of a finger. I think that’s so cool when you guys bring in your Apps with your period patterns on them. All of these Apps consider that your normal period interval can start at day 22, which makes it so you don’t think something is wrong with you because your App is telling you your body is off when the App is off. The only App that had any medical consultation or cited literature was Clue.

Soooo the best Free Apps that can be purchased through GooglePlay or the iTunes store are…

It's Open enrollment time!!!


I am a huge fan of Doctors Radio and Andrew Rubin, the Insurance Guru of SiriusXM. You can find him on SiriusXM Channel 110. His show is called HealthCare Connect. You can ask him any questions you want about insurance and plans to choose from and help you to choose wisely during open enrollment.

Google: Andrew Rubin Health Care Connect

I think he is a great resource especially before you get tied up with an Insurance coverage that you find inadequate after you sign up for an Insurance plan between now and January 2017.


Dr. Rebecca Lee Perlow

Both of us participate in the following Health Care Plans


Plan Name                                                                    Payor ID

Aetna                                                                           10004

Anthem PPO                                                               10051

BlueCross/BlueShield                                                   10053

HealthNet PPO                                                            10385

Cigna Health Care                                                        10062

Screen Actors Guild/Producers                                      47198

TriCare                                                                          SCW10

United HealthCare                                                        74227