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  • In a Pickle and Looking for a New Summer Activity? July 8, 2022

    Try Pickleball, the Country’s Fastest-Growing Sport

    Tired of the same ‘ole routine every summer but find yourself in a pickle and looking for a new summer activity? Well, according to American Council on Exercise (ACE), you might want to consider pickleball.

    As everyone from your next-door neighbor to ACE will attest, pickleball is extraordinarily ...

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  • Return of Walk with a Doc – July 17th July 21, 2021

    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 ...

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  • When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? November 26, 2019

    Best Happiest Years

    Life’s Happiness Continuum

    Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump ...

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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you up to date on kidney stone treatment & prevention

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...
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  • Spring Fitness April 2, 2019

    Ramping Up your Sprint Fitness after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

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  • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

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    In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead ...

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