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- Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 10, 2022Continue Reading
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 ...
- Staying Well in the New Year A Proactive Guide December 15, 2021Continue Reading
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 ...
- A Novel Approach to Behavior Change December 15, 2021Continue Reading
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 ...
- Color Your World with Every Hue of Fruit and Vegetable December 15, 2021Continue Reading
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 ...
- Covid -19 Omnicron Variant Update 12/6/21 December 6, 2021Continue Reading
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:
First identified in South ...
- Healthier Eating September 11, 2021Continue Reading
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, ...
- 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.
- Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation September 11, 2021Continue Reading
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 ...
- A Message from Dr. Rick Larew August 16, 2021Continue Reading
Wanted: A COVID-19 Booster Vaccine!
I have received several recent inquiries regarding the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine booster. People are asking: Can I get a booster? Should I get a booster? Who was just approved for another dose? I share the latest information below.
First, some background to help put this in context. Operation Warp Speed ...
- Keep it Moving! But Is 10,000 Steps A Day The Right Goal? July 28, 2021Continue Reading
Are 12,000 steps better, or will 6,000 work equally well?
From casual strollers in the park to purposeful striders in the mall, armed with phones, watches, wearables or pedometers, walkers are everywhere, tracking their daily tallies to ...
- Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation September 11, 2021