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  • Fighting the Colonoscopy Fear Factor June 1, 2020

    Colorectal Cancer awareness could save your life.

    As one of the country’s most preventable illnesses, with a readily available test that is both diagnostic and therapeutic, why does colorectal cancer (CRC) stubbornly remain ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Nutrition Spotlight

    Nutrition Health Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions ...

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  • Pet Therapy: The Healing Power of Dogs April 1, 2020

    Dog Therapy

    Unleashed: The Healing Power of Dogs

    “Who rescued whom?”
    They’re already considered best friends, trusty companions and beloved members of the family. Now add to the dog’s list of accomplishments, ...

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  • Are Plant Based Burgers Really Healthier? March 1, 2020

    Examining Plant Based Burgers as Meat Alternatives

    They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought plant based ...

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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!

    Click here to read article.

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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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