Lady Docs Corner Cafe Blog

Marsha Seidelman, M.D.


June 4, 2024

We are born with genes derived from our parents. Although they remain with us through life, you are in charge of modifying them! You can lower your risk of many illnesses…

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Dive Into The Outbreak Atlas

May 10, 2024

Introducing The Outbreak Atlas by Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH and Mackenzie S. Moore, PhD candidate!   We at LadyDocs have a special place in our hearts for Dr. Katz.  Way back on…

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Tech Use – Could It Be An Addiction?

November 17, 2023

We’re used to hearing about addiction to drugs and other harmful substances.  Does attachment to our phones and various tech devices also qualify as an addiction? By definition, an addiction…

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Do You Ever Think About Breathing?

October 9, 2023

Everyone breathes.  Mostly not well. That’s commentary from James Nestor, author of Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.   As part of my involvement in Lifestyle Medicine, I’ve become interested…

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A view of the sunset by the beach

My Next Step, as seen through Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

June 30, 2023

Ryan Holiday is a strategist and writer.  He left college at 19 but has been successful in marketing and as an author, including The Obstacle is the Way, which has a…

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Refreshing Summer Gazpacho Salad

May 20, 2023

Here’s a great new recipe I tried from onceuponachef for a salad version of gazpacho – no food processor or bowls needed, but the same great refreshing taste. It makes…

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A plank position

Your Core Is Your Strength

February 18, 2023

Think of your core as the strength and balance center of your body.  Weakness in this area is a common cause of low back pain and a tendency to fall.…

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Pick a number … any number

December 29, 2022

At the end of the day, regardless of what else you consume, fiber-containing foods can help you and your microbiome move toward a healthy balance. Only plant-based foods contain fiber…

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A bowl of leafy vegetables

Musings on Spinach

December 6, 2022

We’ve each got our ‘things’ right?  I’ve wondered for a while, whenever I’ve prepared spinach, “What is a ‘serving’ of spinach?”  Is it the amount that covers a salad plate?…

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A National Focus on Food as Medicine

October 2, 2022

On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022, at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, President Biden introduced a national strategy that recognizes the critical role that nutrition plays in…

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