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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you ... Continue Reading

  • Walk with the Doc Recap: July 21st July 22, 2019

    Cardenas Internal Medicine: Walk with the doc July 21stDr. Cardenas’ first “Walk with the Doc” event inspired camaraderie among Dr. Cardenas, patients, friends, and even a dog or two, as they took part in a healthy brisk walk. Ages ranged from 2 to 92 years old! ... Continue Reading

  • Walk with a Doc: July 21, 2019 June 25, 2019

    According to the American Heart Association, walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Think it doesn’t do any good? Think again. Walking is low impact; easier on the joints than running. It is safe – with a doctor’s okay – for people with ... Continue Reading

  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory evidence of immunity or ... Continue Reading
    • Try a New Approach to Food in the New Year: Stop Dieting and Focus on Mindful Eating March 13, 2017

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      The dieting-overeating-weight regain cycle is almost inevitable, not because people fail diets but because diets fail people. It is important to understand that rebound overeating happens to almost everybody, and should not be viewed as an individual weakness or fault. The main reason ... Continue Reading

    • The Zika Virus: Prevention is the First Line of Defense August 22, 2016

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      As the Zika virus continues to make headlines daily, it is essential to know who is at risk, how it is transmitted and most importantly, to understand strategies for prevention. Following are the latest findings on Zika, according to experts at the ... Continue Reading