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  • Pain Management: The New Approach September 25, 2018

    Fewer Pills, Lower Doses, More Vigilance: The New Approach to Pain Management It’s hard to imagine a medical crisis more widely discussed, dissected and debated in the last two years than opioid abuse. As a result, clear action steps have been taken, ...

  • A Flu-Free Winter: Your Best Shot September 25, 2018

    Take Your Best Shot for a Flu-Free Winter Last year’s flu season was severe in most parts of the country and left many wondering why the flu vaccine hadn’t performed more effectively. However, it remains our best line of defense for averting ...

  • Winter 2018 Newsletter July 12, 2018

    The Winter 2018 newsletter features articles on blood pressure guidelines, generic versus name brand drugs and lastly, food waste and how it affects us all.

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  • Fall 2017 Newsletter July 12, 2018

    In the Fall newsletter, we have provided information about the growing concern of autoimmune diseases.  We continue our series on the advances in genetic testing. We also discuss healthy eating and why plant-based nutrition has gained popularity.

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  • Summer 2017 Newsletter July 12, 2018

    In this newsletter, we discuss memory loss and symptoms of true cognitive impairment. We also begin our series on pharmacogenomics, a very popular and burgeoning field. Finally, we provide an article on various diets that have gained prominence.

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  • Spring 2017 Newsletter July 11, 2018

    In the Spring issue, we discuss signs, symptoms and solutions for stress.  We also talk about the ‘forgotten virus’, Hepatitis C and how important testing has become for all baby boomers. Lastly, we present the guidelines for sugar and how it affects our diet and healthy eating goals.

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  • Winter 2017 Newsletter July 11, 2018

    The Winter 2017 newsletter includes articles on Mindful Eating, fun wellness Apps to help maintain a healthier lifestyle and finally an article on Gut Instincts and whether bacteria can actually improve your health.

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  • The Enemy Within: Autoimmune Disease is on the Rise January 16, 2018

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    A condition that is thought to have tripled in prevalence over the last 50 years, impacting over 23 million people, could justifiably be seen as an epidemic, or at least, a growing health concern. Autoimmune diseases, though, are not ...

  • Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating January 9, 2018

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    Plant-based eating proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health benefits, ranging from increased energy and elevated mood to ...

  • 20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code January 9, 2018

    In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or variants, in your genes that may lead to illness or disease. Once considered more of an investment in the ...