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  • Newsletter 06/01/18 – An Ounce of Prevention… June 7, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a summary of some of this week’s medical news… enjoy!

    Shingles increases stroke risk

    According to a study recently presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, the risk of stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack, or mini-stroke) is significantly increased during the period surrounding a diagnosis of ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 05/24/18 – Breathe, Don’t Inhale May 24, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the news of the week… enjoy!

    An avoidable side effect

    Although antibiotics play an important role in treating infections, they have downsides.  Pseudomembranous colitis is a life-threatening form of diarrhea caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.  Each year, C. diff accounts for almost half a million infections in the ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 05/18/18 – Polyps, Parenting and Pounding Headaches May 21, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    I thought you might find these latest medical news topics of interest.

    Also: you may recall that in a recent email, I inquired about interest in a mindfulness meditation series.  I’m putting the pieces in place, and I’d like to get a sense my patients as to the best timing for the ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 05/11/18 – Getting Comfortable in your Genes? May 17, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    This week’s medical news touches on some important topics, including genetic testing in patients diagnosed with breast cancer, prevention of a common form of liver disease, a surprisingly simple way to reduce stroke risk in patients with certain vitamin deficiencies, and a potentially life-changing blood test… so happy reading!

    What it means ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 04/27/18 – Medical New Updates for the Week May 17, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    This was another busy week for medical researchers.  Here are the highlights… I hope you find them helpful.  Feel free to pass them along to friends and loved ones.

    A prescription medication side effect you should bear in mind (pardon the pun)

    A new study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 04/19/18 – Slurp, sleep, schlep, repeat May 17, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    Here are some of the latest highlights from the medical journals.  Lots to report… I’ve tried to keep it brief and have selected the most relevant topics.  Enjoy!

    Sweet dreams
    According to a recent study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, just one night of poor sleep can increase ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 04/17/18 – Sniff the Rubbing Alcohol but don’t Drink the Kool-Aid! May 16, 2018

    To My Patients and Friends,

    Here’s a handy tool to pull from your home remedy kit the next time you’re stricken with a stomach bug.  A recent study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine confirms what emergency doctors have known for years: a few sniffs of a cotton ball or pad soaked with rubbing ... Continue Reading

  • Newsletter 04/13/18 – BP, BBQ and Z-Packs May 16, 2018

    To My Patients,

    These articles just popped up on the radar, and I though many of you might find them helpful (and perhaps a bit entertaining).

    For anyone who has a history of high blood pressure, this important article explains why regularly checking your BP at home can be important.

    And at the risk of being a ... Continue Reading

  • Cooking the Rainbow 12/5/17 at Lapham Community Center November 29, 2017

    “It’s still not too late to sign up for our kickoff holiday cooking event!

    These dishes don’t just look delicious… they are designed to lower systemic inflammation and oxidative stress, and to support our gut microbiome- a festive, tasty way to enhance our health, especially during ... Continue Reading

  • Our November 15th Open House November 20, 2017

    Thank you to all our current, former and new patients who attended the November 15th Open House. We hope you enjoyed visiting the office and seeing the team. We were so excited by the number of patients who joined us for the delicious appetizers, organic wines and acupressure assessments. We truly appreciate your support and ... Continue Reading