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Silver Linings

In the wake of the fear, confusion, and devastation propagated by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are realizing the world as w ...

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Intermittent Fasting: Is it Hype or Is There Scien ...

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a form of time-restricted fasting that involves consuming foods during a specific time wind ...

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Consent for Invasive Exams While Under Anesthesia?

There was an interesting article in the New York Times called "She Didn't Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway." ...

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Loretta C. Ford Turns 99

On December 28, 2019, Dr Loretta C. Ford, co-founder of the first nurse practitioner program, turned 99. Loretta is know ...

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Can High-dose Vitamin D Prevent Functional Decline ...

Lower extremity functional decline in our elderly population is a major risk factor for falls, hip fracture, frailty, an ...

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Raynaud's Phenomenon: A Common Sense Approach to D ...

Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) is all too common in New England during the colder months of the year. In October, we often se ...

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Intermittent Fasting

If you think about how humans have been eating for centuries, it has likely included some "natural" intermittent fasting ...

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Miscellaneous, Preventive Medicine, Public Health


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Circadian Rhythms and Metabolic Syndrome

As researchers explore the complex relationship of circadian rhythm and metabolic syndrome, they are searching for root ...

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The Continued Study of an Old Drug: Aspirin

It started out by taking extract from the willow tree and using it as a medicinal agent well over 150 years ago. Today, ...

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