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  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Updates from a Leading Geriatrician October 6, 2022

    Senior Moments Or Something More?

    As Baby Boomers continue the inexorable journey deep into their senior years, preserving cognitive function understandably tops the list of worries. While Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias are seen in just 5% of people over 65, that number jumps to 30% for people age 85 and over. Questions abound: is ...

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  • Tips for Safe Summer Fun July 8, 2022

    Stay Safe with Sunscreen, Sunglasses and Plenty of Water

    The longer, sunshine filled days of summer are upon us and without a doubt, they are one of life’s unrivaled joys, especially when you protect yourself from the powerful impact of ultraviolet rays. With that in mind, we share our tips for safe summer fun; ...

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  • Exercise Is Good Medicine April 1, 2022

    Get Up and Join the Movement

    As we emerge from the doldrums of winter hibernation and COVID-19-related inertia, it’s important to remember that exercise is good medicine and there’s no better time than now, to get moving again.

    “There isn’t a chronic condition that can’t be better managed with an appropriate dose of exercise,” asserts Continue Reading

  • What’s Keeping You Up at Night? April 1, 2022

    Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety, Insomnia and Sleep Anxiety

    A good night’s sleep does more than refresh and revitalize. It’s essential to your health, so make it a priority to understand what’s keeping you up at night.

    “Healthy sleep is as important as proper nutrition and regular exercise for our physical and mental well-being,” says Continue Reading

  • What Does BMI Really Tell Us? April 1, 2022

    Definitive Diagnostic Tool or Part of a Greater Health Matrix?

    It’s an easily understood calculation: Body Mass Index, popularly known as BMI, computes an individual’s measure of body fat as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. Levels are defined as Underweight if less than 18.5, Normal weight if between 18.5 ...

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  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 11, 2022

    Coping With Sad This Winter

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is once again on our radar. More subtle than an arctic blast, SAD is just as real, with just as much potential to have a chilling effect on our mood, productivity and wellness. Similar ...

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  • Color Your World with Every Hue of Fruit and Vegetable December 15, 2021

    Eating Your Fruits and Veggies May Help Reduce the Risk of Chronic Disease

    Fill your plate with a vibrant, colorful array of fruits and vegetables for a naturally delicious way to meet your daily requirement of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Plant foods contain thousands of natural compounds called phytonutrients, which may have anti-inflammatory benefits that ...

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  • Healthier Eating September 11, 2021

    How to Pare Down Protein & Cut Back Carbs

    Inspired by a belief that our diets can be redefined to integrate both healthier eating and environmental responsibility, Menus of Change encourages a meaningful “flip” in the emphasis on animal proteins and highly processed carbohydrates to an emphasis on highly appealing alternatives.

    Menus of Change, ...

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  • COVID-19 and The Road Ahead September 11, 2021

    From Boosters & Breakthroughs to Vaccines & Variants: Where Do We Go From Here?

    The following reflects an 8/24/2021 discussion; please check the CDC website for real-time updates as the situation continues to evolve.

    Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Continue Reading

  • New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations June 22, 2021

    Illustration of a toxic smoke in Lung

    Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress

    This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both ...

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