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Healthier Eating

Healthier Eating

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, a collaboration of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health […]

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COVID-19 and The Road Ahead

COVID-19 and The Road Ahead

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. Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Michael Kinch, PhD, have been immersed in examining COVID-19 since its first stirrings in early 2020. […]

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Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation

Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation

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 vaccines famously moved the traditional pace to warp speed, other critical […]

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New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations

New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations

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 smokers or have quit within the past 15 years; now the USPSTF […]

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A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies

A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies

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 variety of symptoms. We hope you find some comfort […]

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The Art of Cooking Without Sugar

The Art of Cooking Without Sugar

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 about all foods,” says Chef Stan, “but there are many alternatives […]

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EMediHealth Article

Dr. Armellini wrote an interesting article for EMediHealth online magazine regarding thyroid issues. Please click below to reading the article. What Not to Do if You Have a Thyroid Problem

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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATES

Dear Patients, 
I am sure that the news of COVID-19 vaccines is causing a mix of emotions, from fear of the unknown and hesitation about the side effects, to excitement about their potential to eventually return us to normal life. For that reason, I feel compelled to write this email. I hope this will give you an understanding of how the vaccines work, and why […]

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Endocrine Insights – October 2020

Endocrine Insights – October 2020 | Dear Valued Patient, As fall approaches and as we adapt more and more to COVID-19 best practices, I wanted to take a break to discuss some interesting new endocrine articles that have recently been published. These articles cover different endocrine conditions that I see in my office, although not all may be relevant to you. I have summarized the […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine: Expert Says, ‘We Need Time to Get This Right’

Expert Calls for Slow & Steady Approach in Vaccine Development While the race to develop…

The post Coronavirus Vaccine: Expert Says, ‘We Need Time to Get This Right’ appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants.

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