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  • Can You Hear Me Now? October 16, 2020

    Research and Technology Bring Hope for Alleviating Hearing Loss

    Do you have trouble hearing above background noise, or following a conversation when more than one person speaks at a time? Do you frequently misunderstand what people say and respond inappropriately? Are you often asking people to repeat themselves, or think they mumble? Is it difficult to ...

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

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

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  • A wonderful read on millennials and primary care February 14, 2020

    If you’re the parent of a millennial, check out this beautifully written article in the Washington Post explaining why an entire generation may be missing the opportunity to receive the kind of personalized care we all cherish…it will resonate!

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    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 ...

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  • Antibiotics Awareness is Good for Your Health January 16, 2020

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    Antibiotics Awareness

    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 of days. ...

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  • Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-aNeutral

    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 ...

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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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  • The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral September 12, 2019

    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 ...

    Continue Reading
  • Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? September 12, 2019

    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 are born to ...

    Continue Reading