2014

December 09, 2014 / Molina Guest

Category: Nutrition / Physical Health

With a bountiful table displaying traditional temptations, it might seem impossible to be disciplined during the holidays. But with a little know-how, you won’t have...

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October 30, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Children / Physical Health

Recently, there have been reports in the press of cases of an infection caused by Enterovirus D 68.  This virus has been around for many years. The infections occur...

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October 20, 2014 / Amritha Roser

Category: Nutrition / Physical Health

Food Day is a day of action intended to encourage Americans to eat healthy, sustainable food and advocate for smarter food policies.  The typical American diet...

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September 16, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Immunizations / Physical Health

It’s true that the latest Ebola statistics are grim. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1,900 people have died from the dangerous disease, with...

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September 05, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Physical Health

Harvard Medical School just released a new study that shows walking, biking or even riding public transit to work can aid with weight control. People who commuted by...

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September 02, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Mental Health / Physical Health

With a number of states recently passing legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it is a good time to take a look at the conflicting information...

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August 12, 2014 / Amritha Roser

Category: Nutrition

Grocery store shelves are filled with gluten-free products these days and there seems to be a great interest by many to follow a gluten-free diet.  Gluten is a...

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August 11, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Children / Exercise / Physical Health / Safety

Concussions are nothing new in sports, but you have probably been hearing a lot more about them lately. The NCAA recently reached a settlement with former collegiate...

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July 23, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Children / Safety

Finding the right sunscreen can be very overwhelming, especially when there are so many different types on the market advertising different health claims. However,...

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July 21, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Diabetes / Exercise / Physical Health

Medical experts are starting to refer to long periods of inactivity and its alarming negative health consequences as “sitting disease.” In 2011, the Centers of...

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