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  • Game Time Decisions May 29, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest thoughts and news items on COVID-19… I hope this helps.

    Getting our sea legs

    After a brief reopening, South Korea has again begun to close schools in response to a resurgence of coronavirus cases.  Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has been learned from ...

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  • The Times are (Gradually) A-Changin’ May 14, 2020

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic… I’ve tried to keep it short.

    We’ve crossed the rubicon

    States have begun to reopen.  We can debate endlessly as to whether or not all states should be opening, if some should not be opening, how states ought to proceed, why we should have a concrete ...

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  • Cinco de Mayo (Plus One) May 6, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I hope this finds you well… here are some of the latest updates on COVID-19.

    Strange, but (probably) true

    You may have seen news reports ...

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  • The end of Another Busy Week May 1, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest updates on COVID-19… I hope this helps to separate the wheat from the chaff.

    A big thumbs-up

    The ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More: Nutrition Spotlight May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions of bacterial species residing in our gut microbiome to better understand their potential to help maintain health and prevent disease. Some ...

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  • If you don’t mind my saying so … April 29, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I’ve devoted this installment to issues surrounding reopening strategies.  Just a heads-up: it’s kind of an opinion piece, so feel free to shoot the ...

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  • Friday Mishmash April 24, 2020

    Larry Leibowitz COVID-19 Updates

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Happy Friday!  Here’s my latest COVID-19 update.  I hope you find it useful.

    First, some reassuring news

    A recent analysis published in JAMA Cardiology ...

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