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  • 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

  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 10, 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 to ...

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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 ...

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  • 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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  • A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021

    Mature Couple Gardening

    Pollen, Grass, Ragweed and Mold spores

    For more than 24 million Americans, the flowering trees and mild weather of spring and summer, signals another allergy season in full bloom. The ...

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  • Covid-19 Update: Testing, Monitoring, and Vitamins/Medications January 11, 2021

    COVID-19 Testing

    For patients with symptoms, the sensitivity of both PCR and antigen tests is improved.

    PCR is the most sensitive test but has a long turnaround; antigen testing costs money.

    Options:

    1. PCR
        • QUEST: turnaround time 3 to 4 days
        • LA Curative site: turnaround time 2 days
        • Private sites can cost over $100
    2. Antigen testing: done in our office
        • 89% ...
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  • Can We Co-Exist with COVID-19? October 12, 2020

    An Epidemiologist Separates Fact from Fiction and Offers Hope for the Future

    Epidemiologists seek to learn why, how and when some people contract diseases when others don’t. Their findings are used to help monitor public health status, develop new medical treatments and disease ...

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human ...

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human ...

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  • Alcohol Affects Women Differently than Men December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine ...

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