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  • 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 ...

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  • CDC Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines 12.27.21 January 3, 2022

    Once again, things are changing! On Monday 12/27/21, without much warning, the CDC in Atlanta updated its Isolation and Quarantine guidelines for people who have tested positive for ...

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  • Staying Well in the New Year A Proactive Guide December 15, 2021

    In the spirit of starting 2022 with healthy intention, we’ve taken a page from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) latest recommendations, long considered the gold standard for clinical preventive services, and prepared the following proactive guide to staying well in the new year.

    Back in 1903, Thomas Edison predicted where we ...

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  • A Novel Approach to Behavior Change December 15, 2021

    How to Replace Bad Habits with Healthy, Sustainable Behaviors

    For entrepreneur physician Kyra Bobinet, MD, the typical reasons behind a failed diet served as the impetus for developing a novel approach to behavior change.

    “I was doing so well. I knew what to eat, when to eat, how to eat, and then I just stopped doing it…and ...

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  • Color Your World with Every Hue of Fruit and Vegetable December 15, 2021

    Eating Your Fruits and Veggies May Help Reduce the Risk of Chronic Disease

    Fill your plate with a vibrant, colorful array of fruits and vegetables for a naturally delicious way to meet your daily requirement of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Plant foods contain thousands of natural compounds called phytonutrients, which may have anti-inflammatory benefits that ...

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  • The latest update on the Omnicron Variant 12/13/21 December 13, 2021

     

    Following are some of the latest developments regarding COVID-19, the Omicron variant and the progress being made with new vaccines and treatment options.

     Omicron Variant by the Numbers

     In the last week we have ...

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  • Covid -19 Omnicron Variant Update 12/6/21 December 6, 2021

    This has been an unexpectedly wild week of rapid Covid developments with the emergence of the new Omicron variant. Here’s what we’ve learned to date:

    Prevalence

    First identified in South ...

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  • Healthier Eating September 11, 2021

    How to Pare Down Protein & Cut Back Carbs

    Inspired by a belief that our diets can be redefined to integrate both healthier eating and environmental responsibility, Menus of Change encourages a meaningful “flip” in the emphasis on animal proteins and highly processed carbohydrates to an emphasis on highly appealing alternatives.

    Menus of Change, ...

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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 for real-time updates as the situation continues to evolve.

    Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Continue Reading

  • Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation September 11, 2021

    Pandemic Sparks Promising Future for Clinical Trial Speed and Flexibility

    Like wartime medicine, the pandemic inspires and challenges medical innovation.

    The silver lining of the pandemic is the reinvigorated sense of urgency breaking down
    cumbersome and expensive barriers to the FDA’s phased approval process. While the research- lab-to-patient-arm trials for the highly successful COVID-19 ...

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