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  • Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-aNeutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women very differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ... Continue Reading

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

    Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

    Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways?

    Like trying to define why some people are ... Continue Reading

  • Fight Fatigue July 9, 2019

    Wake-up Call: Fight Fatigue at Its Roots

    Are these ordinary signs of aging? Exhausted throughout the day, joy in life slowly diminishing, active lifestyle becoming a distant memory. No, no and no. Feeling tired all the ... Continue Reading

  • AN UPDATE ON THE MEASLES OUTBREAK IN THE US May 3, 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 ... Continue Reading
    • Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions January 11, 2019

      Handle with Care: Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions

      We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of ... Continue Reading

    • A Flu-Free Winter: Your Best Shot September 25, 2018

      Take Your Best Shot for a Flu-Free Winter

      Last year’s flu season was severe in most parts of the country and left many wondering why the flu vaccine hadn’t performed more effectively. However, it remains our ... Continue Reading

    • 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 and ... Continue Reading

    • Stressed Out? A Guide to Signs, Symptoms November 20, 2017

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      “I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. I never remember myself a time in which our history was so full, in which day by day brought us new objects of ... Continue Reading

    • The Connected Patient: Keeping Up with Apps March 14, 2017

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      The ubiquitous smart phone has boosted its useful- ness tenfold in the past decade with a mushrooming library of health and wellness apps. Some aim to help you monitor your condition day-to-day, understand and stay on track with medications, or diagnose your symptoms, ... Continue Reading

    • Gut Instincts: Can More Bacteria Mean Better Health? March 14, 2017

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      Healthy bacteria may seem like a contradiction in terms, but years of research and real world experience point toward an unexpectedly promising finding: the microorganisms continually forming in your intestine may confer health benefits that we are only just beginning to understand.

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