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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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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring ...

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  • 7.22.2019: Tune Into This! July 22, 2019

    To My Patients and Friends,

    In this newsletter installment, I highlight a couple of articles that discuss the positive impacts that an active, healthy and engaged lifestyle can have upon our cognitive health. On this note (pun intended), I don’t think it’s possible to overemphasize the important role music can play in keeping our brains (and ...

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  • 6.12.2019 Newsletter: Early June 2019 June 12, 2019

    To my Patients,

    Here’s a smattering of the latest health news highlights…enjoy!

    How Many Steps? Early June Newsletter: Larry Leibowitz, MDHow many steps?

    Traditionally, we’ve thought of 10,000 steps per day as the ideal for maintaining good ...

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  • 5.21.2019 Newsletter: Stay Calm and Read This May 20, 2019

    To my Patients,

    Here are the latest health news highlights…enjoy!

    Keep those caps on—Telomeres: Larry Leibowitz, MD May NewsletterKeep those caps on

    Good news: we actually can impact how we age!  Telomeres—the important protective caps of genetic material ...

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  • Spring Training April 2, 2019

    Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

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  • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

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    In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead ...

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  • The Healthy Aging Brain…a Continuing Series November 20, 2017

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    While exercise has an undisputed key role in maintaining brain health throughout our lives, promising new research points to a number of other factors that can spell the difference between thriving or just surviving the senior years. We ...

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