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  • How Not to Age: A Scientific Approach to Getting Healthier as You Get Older February 7, 2024

    It’s not yet possible to stop the passage of years, but it might well be within our sights to combat the effects of aging, according to Michael Greger, MD, internationally recognized lifestyle medicine physician, author and nutritionist. Synthesizing years of research on the essential pathways of aging, Dr. Greger believes the process can be slowed ...

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  • Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in a World of Excess February 7, 2024

    It’s called the Plenty Paradox: an affluent environment with easy access to substances or behaviors perceived as pleasurable has actually been a key contributor to our national mental health crisis. So posits Dr. Anna Lembke, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, who has extensively researched and treated patients struggling to find ...

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  • Sustainable Eating: The Planetary Healthy Diet February 7, 2024

    The Lancet Planetary Health Diet

    Is there a way to eat that not only reduces the risk of disease and promotes well-being, but is also sustainable? Could a certain diet provide enough food for the 9.8 billion people estimated to be living on earth by 2050? This was the challenge first taken on in 2019 by ...

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  • Every Walk is a Step in the Right Direction October 18, 2023

    “If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.” – Socrates

    No one has a negative word to say about the benefits of walking. ...

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  • AI in Healthcare: An Early Look at the Power, Promise and Peril of Tech’s Latest Tool October 18, 2023

    Whether you are an enthusiastic adopter of virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri, and apps to monitor everything from glucose to sleep patterns— or consider them error-prone and intrusive—it’s impossible to ignore the growing influence of Artificial ...

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  • Staying Hydrated This Summer: Water Infused with Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs July 11, 2023

    Stay hydrated and energized this summer by refreshing yourself with generous amounts of water, nature’s best elixir. Inspire yourself to keep reaching for another sip by infusing water with fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs…no sugar or artificial flavoring needed. Have a Plant shares how:

    • Wash all produce and herbs before ...
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  • Ticked Off: How to Recognize, Relieve and Resist Lyme Disease July 11, 2023

    Summertime is prime time for ticks, which are becoming more prevalent each year. A combination of changing land use and warmer winters has greatly expanded the ticks’ habitat and they’re now found in more than half of U.S. counties. As a result, tick-borne Lyme disease has doubled over the last two decades to nearly 500,000 ...

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  • A New Era for Diabetes and Weight Loss Drugs July 11, 2023

    For patients seeking new solutions to managing type 2 diabetes and obesity, the introduction of a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists (RA) has simultaneously inspired hope and excitement along with misuse and confusion. We developed the following Q&A to go beyond the headlines and explore how Ozempic and similar drugs work, who may ...

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  • Joint Assets: An Osteoarthritis Update April 14, 2023

    The aching, swollen, stiff joints associated with osteoarthritis (OA) have long been considered a “wear and tear” condition, associated with aging. It was thought that cartilage, the smooth connective tissue on the end of bones that cushion the joints, simply breaks down over a lifetime of walking, exercising and moving. New research shows that it ...

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  • Bone Up: What Is Osteoporosis? April 14, 2023

    Except for dedicated thespians, saying “break a leg” is most definitely not a harbinger of good luck. More than 10 million Americans are living with osteoporosis, a condition of low bone mass that results in increased risk of bone fracture, sometimes even from a minor fall or pressure from a big hug. Over 1.5 million ...

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