Dr. Rob Now Has His Own Day… The City of Florence Made June 13, 2017 Dr. Rob Tagher Day!

Dr. Rob completed a 100 Mile Run, raised over $12,000 for Children of Abuse and NKYCAC, and then had some fun in the Keys afterwards with his buddies. That was reward enough but now the City of Florence declared June … Continue reading

Northern Kentucky Health Officials Warn of a Large Increase in Whooping Cough Cases! Dr. Rob Interviewed…

31 cases of whooping cough (a.k.a. pertussis) have been diagnosed across Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties since Nov. 1st compared to only 7 cases in the same time period last year. That’s more than a 400% increase! The majority of … Continue reading

10 Tips for Having a Healthy and Safe Halloween in Northern Kentucky!

Halloween is a fun time of year for children and many adults. However, it is a time of year when we can over indulge in our favorite candy and a time when we are out walking around our neighborhoods well … Continue reading

Real Doctors Address Anti-Vaccination Silliness on Jimmy Kimmel Live! See the Video…

Jimmy Kimmel feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself. Some Parents my want … Continue reading

FluMist is a Bit Better in Younger Kids…

The ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) recently recommended the live nasal mist flu immunization over the traditional flu shot for kids 2-8. Both types of vaccine do a good job at preventing a more severe case of influenza that may lead to … Continue reading

Hope to See You at the Run and Slug 13K on May 25th at 10am Starting at Skakey’s Pub – You Can Still Sign-up Today (No Fees)!

For those of you who want to have some fun on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, please consider signing up to participate in the 6th Annual Memorial Run and Slug 13K.  This takes place on May 25th at 10 … Continue reading

Reflections on the Boston Marathon. Thank-you for Your Support!

Four weeks ago, on April 21st, I finished running in the 118th Boston Marathon. It was an great experience and will likely be one of the most memorable in my lifetime. Maybe because of the excellent weather we had on that day, maybe because I ran a good race, or maybe because there are few opportunities for an amateur runner like me to run and be sincerely cheered on by over a million spectators. … Continue reading

Signup to Get Texts On Dr. Rob’s Status as I Run in the Boston Marathon on Monday April 21st!

I will be running in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. After what happened last year, this year will be extra special in Boston. I’ve trained hard for this race and can’t wait to cross that finish line! Please … Continue reading

Another Case Against Retail Based Clinics

Let me start by saying how much I love nurse practitioners (I’m married to one!).  I think they are well trained and I think they can do an excellent job.  However, providing healthcare in a retail based clinic setting (those … Continue reading

Boston Marathon – Take 2

Two years ago I trained hard to qualify for the Boston Marathon. After months of work, I did qualify and then trained extra hard to have a great race once I was there. And then, I was surprised to arrive … Continue reading