- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- Return of Walk with a Doc – July 17th July 21, 2021Continue Reading
Drs. Carrie and Hector were excited to welcome back patients to the first Walk with a Doc in over 16 months. It has been a long wait ...
- New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations July 7, 2021
Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress
This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both the starting age and pack-year criteria. Previously, low-dose computed tomography screening was advised for adults age 55 to 80 years with a 30 pack-year history of smoking who are current ...
- A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021
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 cause: substances such as pollen, grass, ragweed and mold spores enter the body and are mistakenly identified as a threat by the immune system, triggering a ...
- The Art of Cooking Without Sugar June 22, 2021
A Chef’s Tasteful Look at Taking Sugar Off the Table
In part two of our series with professional chef Stan Hodes, he shares some artful substitutes, both natural and man-made, to sweeten up recipes without dipping into the sugar bowl.
“It’s almost impossible to eliminate sugar completely because it appears, sometimes stealthily, in just ...
- J&J Vaccine Update: CDC and FDA Recommend Use of J&J’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Resume April 24, 2021Continue Reading
On April 23rd, the pause on using J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. was lifted. Visit the CDC website to see the CDC/FDA official statement. For more information, download ...
- 4.13.21 J&J Vaccine Update April 13, 2021Continue Reading
As news regarding the J&J vaccine has changed significantly since our COVID-19 Vaccine Update posted on 3.24.21, we offer the following link to today’s Joint CDC and FDA Statement ...
- Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation September 11, 2021