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  • Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes February 20, 2020

    In celebration of American Heart Month, please enjoy these delicious heart-healthy recipes below:

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

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    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the ...

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  • Updates on the Coronavirus January 31, 2020

    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of the respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus – 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Some of our patients have been asking about the risk of the coronavirus ...

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  • Antibiotics: Are You Aware? January 16, 2020

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    Are You Antibiotics Aware?

    Spurred by Alexander Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have rightfully become wonder drugs, often able to change the course of deadly bacterial infections in a matter ...

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  • Oh, My Aching Head December 4, 2019

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition since the beginning of time, more than 150 different types of headaches have been identified, ...

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  • Healthy Holidays to You! December 4, 2019

    Healthy SoupHealthy Holidays to You!

    That delightful period of festivities from holiday dinners through elegant New Year’s brunches can play havoc with even the best of dietary intentions, including your sincere commitment to nutritionally sound plant-based eating. While the average weight gain during the holidays is just ...

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  • Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women very differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ...

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  • When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? November 26, 2019

    Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

    Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways?

    Like trying to define why some people ...

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  • Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback November 26, 2019

    Safe Passage: Navigating Your Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback

    If you are not taking your prescription medications as directed (or at all), you’re far from alone: Compliance is estimated at just 50% among U.S. patients. Unfortunately, adherence is a direct impact on quality and length of life, and overall healthcare costs, accounting for up to ...

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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring ...

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