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  • Vaccine Update – Please Read! January 11, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s another update regarding State of Connecticut’s Phase 1b plan for COVID-19 vaccines, based on what we know today.

    Connecticut’s vaccine plan

    As a review, Phase 1b will include the following groups:

    1. Those age 75 years or older
    2. Residents of congregate settings
    3. Front line essential workers, including:
    • Those in education and childcare
    • First-responders and public safety personnel
    • Those who ...
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  • It’s a Jungle Out There January 7, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a quick update regarding COVID-19, with particular emphasis on the State of Connecticut’s plan for Phase 1b for COVID-19 vaccine administrations, based on what we know as of today.

    Connecticut’s vaccine plan

    The state’s Vaccine Allocation Subcommittee will be meeting early next week (probably Tuesday) to finalize plans… so later in the ...

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  • New Year’s Resolutions Are So 2020! January 1, 2021

    What are your 2021 Anti-Resolutions?

    Year after year, the pattern rarely varies. Resolutions made, promptly followed by resolutions broken. The odds of sticking to New Year’s resolutions are, in fact, completely stacked against ...

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  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 1, 2021

    Experts Expect Record Numbers of Seasonal Affective Disorder Diagnoses in 2021

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is also ...

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  • Start 2021 off Right by Sticking to your Winter Exercise Plan January 1, 2021

    A Winter Workout Routine Will Prepare You For Life After COVID 

    Exercise will reduce pain, improve function and mobility, lower blood pressure and blood sugar,  decrease risk of chronic illness and ...

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  • Vaccines 101 December 17, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a quick update regarding COVID-19 vaccines, based on what we know as of today.  But before I begin, I’d like to remind you all that it’s not too late to get your flu shots.  If you haven’t yet received one, please call the office to arrange for your flu shot ...

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  • Tough Love December 11, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest news items related to the COVID-19 pandemic… I hope you find this useful.

    Another grim milestone

    Last week, COVID-19 surpassed cardiovascular disease as the number one killer of Americans… and unfortunately, we ain’t seen nothing yet.  Largely because of a big increase in travel during the ...

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